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

Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky died on this day in 1881 – 137 years ago

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Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky died on this day in 1881 – 137 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 

 

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