Anton Arensky


Birthday July 12, 1861

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Russia

DEATH DATE Feb 25, 1906 (44)

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Romantic classical music composer criticized for not having a personal style. He gained esteem years after his death.

Before Fame

He was graduated from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory in 1882, after which he took a professorship at the Moscow Conservatory.


His chamber music was widely admired.

Family Life

His father and mother moved to Saint Petersburg in 1879, enabling him to study composition at Saint Petersburg Conservatory.

Associated With

He was greatly influenced by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.