Composer Sergei Prokofiev Born On This Day in 1891 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian composer, pianist and conductor Sergei Prokofiev was born on this day in 1891 - 126 years ago

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Sergei Prokofiev Born

Russian composer, pianist and conductor Sergei Prokofiev was born on this day in 1891 – 126 years ago.

Dying in 1953, Prokofiev is remembered as one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century.

His major contributions to the string repertoire include 5 piano concertos, 9 piano sonatas, 7 symphonies, ballets ‘Romeo and Juliet”, ‘Cinderella’ and ‘The Love for Three Oranges’, 2 violin concertos and 2 violin and piano sonatas.

ITZHAK PERLMAN | PROKOFIEV | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.1 

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