Who is Igor Stravinsky?

Igor Stravinsky

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelled Strawinsky or Stravinskii; Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, transliterated: Igorʹ Fëdorovič Stravinskij; ; 17 June 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian, and later French and American composer, pianist and conductor. He is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.

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1963 Grammy Awards - Award Winners - Classical
... Best Classical Performance - Orchestra Igor Stravinsky (conductor) the Columbia Symphony Orchestra for Stravinsky The Firebird Ballet Best Classical Performance - Vocal ... Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra) Igor Stravinsky (conductor), Isaac Stern the Columbia Symphony Orchestra for Stravinsky Violin Concerto in D Best ...
Ballets Russes And Descendants - Music - Igor Stravinsky
... Diaghilev had hired the young Stravinsky at a time when he was virtually unknown to compose the music for The Firebird, after the composer Anatoly Lyadov proved ... Diaghilev was the instrumental in launching Stravinsky's career in Europe and the United States of America ... Stravinsky's early ballet scores were the subject of much discussion ...
Igor Stravinsky - Archives
... The Ekstrom Collection of the Diaghilev and Stravinsky Foundation is held by the Victoria and Albert Museum London, Department of Theatre and Performance ...
Columbia Symphony Orchestra - Igor Stravinsky
... Igor Stravinsky also made a number of recordings of his own compositions with the East Coast incarnation of this orchestra, including his complete stereo recording of ...
Ballets Russes And Descendants - Principal Productions
... Michel Fokine Alexandre Benois 1909 Les Sylphides Frédéric Chopin Michel Fokine 1909 Prince Igor Alexander Borodin Michel Fokine Nicholas Roerich 1909 Cléopatre Anton Arensky Michel Fokine Léon. 1927 Pas d'acier Sergei Prokofiev Léonide Massine George Jaculov 1928 Apollon musagète (Apollo) Igor Stravinsky George Balanchine Andre Bauschant (scene) Coco Chanel (co ...

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    Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody’s piano playing in my living room has to the book I am reading.
    Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971)