Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis

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Birthday
22, 1875
Birthplace
Senoji Varena, Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 10, 1911 (35)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1875
Birthplace
Senoji Varena, Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 10, 1911 (35)

About

Painter and composer who contributed to the symbolism and art nouveau movements. He was one of the foremost representatives of the fin de siècle epoch and pioneered abstract art in Europe.

Before Fame

He studied piano and composition at the Warsaw Conservatory and took classes in drawing at the Warsaw School of Fine Arts.

Trivia

He composed over 250 pieces of music and created about 300 paintings during his brief career.

Family Life

He was the eldest of nine children. He married Sofija Konstantinas in 1909.

Associated With

He and Kazys Simonis were fellow Lithuanian artists.

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