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  • Ryohei Noda

    Celebrating the birthday of Igor Stravinsky (June 17, 1882 – 1971), Russian-American composer… Image: Postcard, 1910

  • Trey Peezy

    Igor Stravinsky, magnificent avant guarde composer. Chanel designs costumes for some of Stravinsky's ballets, along with Picasso & Matisse. Repin & Follow my pins for a FOLLOWBACK!

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Igor Stravinsky; considered by many to be one of the most influential composers of the 20th century, his works include the famous ballets Petrushka, The Rite of Spring and The Firebird.

I can remember a conversation I had with my mother about Stravinsky's Firebird. I was amazed to learn that she had seen Stravinsky on a trip she took with my father. She had passed him in a hotel lobby and people were whispering, "That's Stravinsky." I remember feeling a bit awed that she had come so close to him....and tucked this away as another surprise about Mom.

Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer. | From age and fashion, c. 1920s - 1930s

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893) Russian composer and pianist. Known for his symphonies, ballets, concertos, operas, and chamber music. The first Russian composer whose music became known and revered internationally.

Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky by Henri Cartier-Bresson, California, USA, 1947. © Henri Cartier-Bresson – Magnum Photos

Igor Stravinsky. Russian, and later French and American composer, pianist and conductor. He is considered by many to be one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.

Igor Stravinsky. "Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?"

late 17th-19th century russia; linen, cotton, wool, pigment, metal, silk, glass, mother-of-pearl - at MET