Dychko, Lesia (Liudmyla) [Dyčko, Lesja (Ljudmyla)], b 24 October 1939 in Kyiv. Composer. Dychko graduated from the Kyiv Conservatory in 1964. Her works include scores for ballets, voice, chorus, and orchestra, most notably the symphony Pryvitannia zhyttia (Welcoming Life) for soprano, bass, and chamber orchestra, based on the words of the imagist poet Bohdan Ihor Antonych.
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