August 11, 1900: Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov is born in Kiev, Russian Empire, the son of Vasily Alyeksandrovich Mosolov, a lawyer and Nina Alyeksandrovna Mosolov, a professional vocalist.
September 29, 1924: The Piano Sonatas nos.1, 2, and 3, along with the Legend op.5 for cello and piano by Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (24) are performed for the first time, in an all-Mosolov concert in Moscow, the composer at the keyboard.
March 10, 1925: Sonatas for piano no.4 op.11 and no.5 op.12 by Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (24) are performed for the first time, in Moscow, by the composer.
February 20, 1927: String Quartet no.1 op.24 by Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (26) is performed for the first time, in Moscow.
December 4, 1927: In a grand concert in the Column Hall of the House of Unions in Moscow to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the October Revolution, a suite from The Steel op.19, a ballet by Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (27), is performed for the first time. Also premiered is October, a cantata by Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets (46) to words of Alexandrovsky, Kirillov, and Obradovich.
February 12, 1928: Concerto for piano and orchestra no.1 op.14 by Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (27) is performed for the first time, in Leningrad, the composer at the keyboard.
February 4, 1936: The Union of Soviet Composers expels Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (35) for several drunken brawls and other actions “incompatible with the honorable status of a Soviet composer...”
September 18, 1937: An article entitled “The Deviations of a Genius” appears in Pravda. It denounces Alyeksandr Mosolov (37) and his music. See 4 November 1937.
November 4, 1937: Alyeksandr Mosolov (37) is arrested. He will be convicted of “anti-Soviet propaganda” and sentenced to eight years in work camps. Through the intervention of his teachers, Mosolov will be released next August.
July 15, 1938: The sentence of Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (37), presently in a Soviet labor camp, is reduced. He will be released, but forbidden to live in Moscow, Leningrad, or Kiev for five years. See 25 August 1938.
August 25, 1938: Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (38) is released from a Soviet labor camp after serving eight months of an eight year sentence.
November 18, 1939: Concerto for harp and orchestra by Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (39) is performed for the first time, in Moscow.
January 23, 1947: Concerto for cello and orchestra by Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov (46) is performed for the first time, in Moscow.
July 12, 1973: Alyeksandr Vasilyevich Mosolov dies in Moscow, USSR, aged 72 years, eleven months, and one day. His mortal remains will be laid to rest in Vvedenskoe Cemetery, Moscow.