Russian Romantic composer, doctor and chemist Alexander Borodin was born on this day in 1833.
A member of 'The Five', his signature works include 3 symphonies, 2 string quartets and the opera 'Prince Igor'.
He was a notable advocate of women's rights and was the founder of the Women's School of Medicine, in St Petersburg.
BORODIN QUARTET - ROSTISLAV DUBINSKY, YAROSLAV ALEXANDROV, DMITRI SHEBALIN & VALENTIN BERLINSKY | BORODIN STRING QUARTET NO. 2 | 1973
Borodin: Symphonies Nos. 1-3 |CD|
Release Date: July 5, 2011