Russian Piano Virtuoso & Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff Died On This Day in 1943 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian composer, piano virtuoso and conductor Sergei Rachmaninoff died on this day in 1943

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Russian composer, piano virtuoso and conductor Sergei Rachmaninoff died on this day in 1943.

He is remembered as one of the finest pianist of all time – and as one of the last great representatives of Russian romanticism.

Rachmaninoff died from melanoma – 4 days after his 70th birthday.

RACHMANINOFF | TRIO ELEGIAQUE NO. 2 NO. 9 | LEONID KOGAN, FIODOR LUZANOV & EVGENY SVETLANOV | 1973

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