Sergei Rachmaninoff died in 1943


  Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (April 1, 1873 – March 28, 1943) was a Russian pianist, conductor and composer of what became known as the late Romantic period. Some of his works, including my personal favorite the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, are among the most popular in the romantic, classical repertoire. Rachmaninoff was born into a musical family and began to play the piano at age four. His father, Vasily Rachmaninoff, was an army officer and…
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