Nikolai Rimsky-korsakov

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Birthday
18, 1844
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 21, 1908 (64)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1844
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 21, 1908 (64)

About

Russian composer known for being a member of the group of composers known as The Five. His best-known compositions include Capriccio Espagnol.

Before Fame

He enlisted in the Imperial Russian Navy at age twelve.

Trivia

He received the honor of Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg Conservatory, the oldest music school in Russia, being named after him.

Family Life

His brother Vion became a famous explorer.

Associated With

He and Modest Mussorgsky were part of the elite group of composers known as The Five.