USPENSKY, NIKOLAI D
USPENSKY, NIKOLAI D., theologian (3 January 1900–1987). Educated at Novgorod Seminary and the Petrograd Theological Institute, he received his Candidate of Theology degree in 1925. After the authorities closed the Institute in 1928, he taught music in secular institutions. He graduated from the State Conservatory in 1937 with the dissertation, “Melodies of the Russian North,” and joined the faculty of the reopened Leningrad Theological Academy in 1946, receiving a Master of Theology degree (1949), and a Doctorate from the Moscow Theological Academy (1957). He is the author of Evening Worship in the Orthodox Church (trans. 1985).