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Name: Boris Blacher  
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Date of Birth: 19th January 1903
Place of Birth: Newchwang, China
Profession: Composer
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Boris Blacher (January 6 (O.S.) / January 19 (N.S.), 1903 - January 30, 1975) was a German composer.

Born in the Manchurian town of Niuzhuang (also spelt Newchwang; now called Yingkou), Blacher spent his first years in China and in the Asian parts of Russia, and in 1919, he eventually came to live in Harbin. 1922, after finishing school, he went to Berlin where he began to study architecture and mathematics. Two years later, he turned to music and studied composition with Friedrich Ernst Koch.

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