Russian cellist and civil servant (b. 1836; d. 1892), born as Nikolay Osipovich Khristoforov (Николай Осипович Христофоров).
Khristoforov was a cellist in the Imperial Opera Orchestras in Saint Petersburg from 1856 until 1860, rising to become director of the central music library of the Imperial Theatres from 1877.
Tchaikovsky's correspondence with Nikolay Khristoforov:
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