• Born date: 1912-11-04
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1978-02-27
Vadim Salmanov

Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov (4 November 1912, Saint Petersburg – 27 February 1978, Leningrad) was a Russian/Soviet composer. He is perhaps best known for his Symphony No. 2.Salmanov learned to play the piano as a child from his father. At 18, he was about to attend the Leningrad Conservatory when he decided to study geology instead, eventually working as a geologist until 1935 when he finally decided to attend the Conservatory where he studied composition with Mikhail Gnesin.