Russian Composer Modest Mussorgsky Died On This Day in 1881 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky died on this day in 1881 – 136 years ago

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Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky died on this day in 1881 – 136 years ago.

One of ‘The Five’, his signature works include the opera ‘Boris Godunov’, orchestral tone poem ‘Night on Bare Mountain’ – and the piano suite ‘Pictures at an Exhibition.’

Mussorgsky tragically died from the effects of alcoholism – aged just 42.

MUSSORGSKY | PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION | CARLO MARIA GIULINI & PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA 

 

 

 

MUSSORGSKY | NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAIN | MARKUS STENZ & RADIO FILHARMONISCH ORKEST 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prwklS9-Nk0&showinfo=0&autohide=1

KHATIA BUNIATISHVILI | MUSSORGSKY | PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION 

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