Composer, Pianist & Conductor Igor Stravinsky Born On This Day in 1882 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born American composer, pianist and conductor Igor Stravinsky was born on this day in 1882

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Igor Stravinsky

Russian-born American composer, pianist and conductor Igor Stravinsky was born on this day in 1882.

He is widely acknowledged as one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th Century – his signature works including the ballets ‘The Firebird’, ‘Petrushka’ and ‘The Rite of Spring’.

Stravinsky has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, was posthumously awarded a Grammy Award, for Lifetime Achievement – and was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th Century.

STRAVINSKY | VIOLIN CONCERTO | KURT SANDERLING & BERLIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1967

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