Constantin Bakaleinikoff
Date of Birth
Apr 26, 1898
Birth Place:
Moscow, Russia

Biography

Trained at the Moscow conservatory, composer Constantin Bakaleinikoff relocated to California after the revolution, where he served as conductor for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He began his Hollywood career as a free-lancer, then held the position of musical director at Paramount and MGM. In 1940, he briefly worked alongside his namesake Mischa Bakaleinikoff at Columbia. Then he moved a mile or...