Today – June 17


Today’s Notable Foreign Birthday

Igor StravinskyLeading composer of modern classical music

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Russian Composer Igor Stravinsky  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (17 June 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor, widely acknowledged as one of the most important and influential composers of 20th century music. He was a quintessentially cosmopolitan Russian who was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the century.  In addition to the recognition he received for his compositions, he also achieved fame as a pianist and a conductor, often at the premieres of his works.

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