Bakshi, Alexander (b. 1952, Sukhumi). Georgian-born Russian composer of mostly stage and orchestral works that have been performed throughout Europe and in the USA.
Mr. Bakshi studied composition at the State Conservatory of Music in Rostov-na-Donu from 1969-77.
Among his honors is the Russian State Prize (1994, for Hotel Room in Town N [incidental music]).
He is the pioneer of a new form of musical experience entitled theatre of sound, in which sounds replace words and actions are directly connected to the musical content.
He is married to the musicologist and soprano Lyudmila Bakshi.