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MODEST MUSSORGSKY - (1839 - 1881)


MODEST MUSSORGSKY - (1839 - 1881)
 
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, 1870.


SUMMARY
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Russian
Known For: One of the Russian composers known as the Five, was an innovator of Russian music.
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Classical
 
Web Site: http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/mussorgsky.html
 
Date Born: 21st March 1839
Location Born: Karevo
 
Date Died: 28th March 1881
Location Died: Saint Petersburg
Memorial: He was interred at the Tikhvin Cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery in Saint Petersburg. Aged 42.
 
Summary: His mother gave him piano lessons, and at nine he played a Field concerto before an audience in his parents' house.
 
Photo Comments: This image is in the public domain due to its age.
 
 
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