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Alexander Pushkin

(1799—1837)

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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich  

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(b St Petersburg, 25 Sept. 1906; d Moscow, 9 Aug. 1975)Soviet composer. He wrote three ballet scores: The Golden Age (chor. Kaplan, Vainonen, Tchesnakov, and Jacobson, 1930), The Bolt (chor. ...
Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka  

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(b Novospasskoye [now Glinka], nr Smolensk, 20 May/1 June 1804; d Berlin, 15 Feb 1857).Russian composer. He was born into a noble family, the income from his estate obviating ...
Nikolai Andreievich Rimsky-Korsakov

Nikolai Andreievich Rimsky-Korsakov  

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(b Tikhvin, 18 Mar. 1844; d Lubensk, 21 Jun. 1908)Russian composer. He wrote no ballet music but some of his scores have been used for dance, most famously Scheherazade (chor. Fokine, 1910).
Sergei Prokofiev

Sergei Prokofiev  

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(1891–1953)Soviet composer and pianist. His earlier works express his mocking sense of humour, often underlined by dissonance, while his later works, composed after his return to the Soviet Union, ...

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