Yasha Kofman was born in Kiev the centre of the Russian instrumental tradition. At the age of eleven he started playing the guitar and soon developed sufficient skill to attract the attention of the renowned Konstantin Smaga, who became his mentor. In his late teens he was given the special privilege of attending the prestigious Gnessin School of Music, which boasted the Soviet Union's best guitar department.
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