Russian composer, pianist 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 representives of Russian Romanticism.
Rachmaninoff died from melanoma – 4 days after his 70th birthday.
EVGENY KISSIN | RACHMANINOFF | PIANO CONCERTO NO.2 | MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG & ORCHESTRE PHILHARMONIQUE DE RADIO FRANCE
DANIIL TRIFONOV | RACHMANINOFF | RHAPSODY ON A THEME BY PAGANINI | ZUBIN MEHTA & ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA