Irina Antonovna SHOSTAKOVICH
was born in Leningrad
on November 30th, 1934. She later studied Russian Language and Litterature
at the Pedagogical Institute. She worked in music publishing until 1964
as a literary editor.
Since the death of her husband, the composer Dmitri
Dmitrievich Shostakovich as his direct heiress, she has managed his archives
and the current problems concerning copyright.
With the other heirs, she founded in Paris the International Association
'Dmitri Shostakovich", and the Publishing firm
DSCH 'Dmitri Shostakovich', publishing Shostakovich's masterpieces
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