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Galina Ustvolskaya Died on 22 December 2006

Galina Ustvolskaya died at 1:00 PM on 22 December 2006 in St. Petersburg at the age of 87, as the result of the heart attack she suffered on 17 December 2006.

Ustvolskaya is considered, together with Sofia Gubaidulina, the most important woman composer in Russia. Her catalogue of works is thoroughly concentrated; her musical message is incomparable and without compromise.