Aram Ilich Khachaturyan (1903-1978), composer, conductor. Professor of composition (1951-1978). People`s Artist of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labour, Laureate of the Lenin and State Prizes. Together with his pupils. Sitting are: Anatol Vieru, N.K. Gabuina. Standing are: A.A. Nickolayev ahd N.N. Chargeishvili.
Konstantin Nicolayevach Igumnov (1873-1948), pianist. Professor of piano (1899-1948), director (1924-1929). People`s Artist of the USSR, Laureate of the USSR State Prize.