Igor Stravinsky

About Igor Stravinsky

Birth Day: June 17, 1882
Birth Place: Lomonosov, Russia
Died On: Apr 6, 1971 (age 88)
Birth Sign: Gemini

Igor Stravinsky Net Worth

Igor Stravinsky was bornon June 17, 1882 in Lomonosov, Russia. Known for his Ballets Russes: "The Firebird" from 1910, "Petrushka" from 1911, and "The Rite of Spring" from 1913. He was regarded as a revolutionary who toyed with, crossed, and violated the traditionally held boundaries of musical design.
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💰 Net worth: 2 Million

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About

Known for his Ballets Russes: "The Firebird" from 1910, "Petrushka" from 1911, and "The Rite of Spring" from 1913. He was regarded as a revolutionary who toyed with, crossed, and violated the traditionally held boundaries of musical design.

Before Fame

He enrolled in law school at his parents' behest, instead of immediately pursuing his musical dreams. However, he barely attended classes at the University of Saint Petersburg. He finally pursued a music career after the great Russian Composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov urged him to enlist in private composition lessons.

Trivia

He was stricken with typhoid after the premiere of "The Rite of Spring" and was forced to delay his travels while he recuperated in a Paris nursing home.

Family Life

He married Katherine Nossenko on January 23, 1906, and later married Vera de Bosset in 1940.

Associated With

He was greatly admired by Leopold Stokowski, who assumed a pseudonym under which Stokowski provided him with financial support.