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Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский) (17th June 1882 – 6th April 1971) was a Russian composer who first achieved international fame with three ballets commissioned by the impresario Serge Diaghilev and performed by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes (Russian Ballet): L'Oiseau de feu ("The Firebird") (1910), Petrushka (1911), and Le sacre du printemps ("The Rite of Spring") (1913).

Stravinsky's compositional career was notable for its stylistic diversity. After his first, Russian (expressionistic), phase he turned in the 1920s to neoclassicism. The… read more

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  • I feel so bad for not having a Cyrilic keyboard and not tagging all of my Russian composers in a language I can't understand, written in an alphabet I can't understand, making it needlessly inconvenient to identify composers and specific works. It's just so immoral of me not to tag Stravinsky's music in Russian. :'(
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  • lmao dude chill. Considering he lived in America for 30ish years and France for 20 or so years, I think it's fair play to spell his name like that.
  • what the hell are you doing, fucking retards?? there was no any composer named Igor Stravinsky, his name was Игорь Стравинский. as well as there was Ludwig van Beethoven and wasn't Людвиг Бетховен (as it can be said in Russian), and I don't multiply fucking stupid tags like that, so what's your right to do this with russian musicians and their names?
  • ok, I am going to switch to his official real name -> Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский . and tags there are better organised. ~ btw mastermind!
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