Igor Stravinsky
Date of Birth
Jun 17, 1882
Birth Place:
Oranienbaum, Russia


Considered one of the great innovators of 20th century music, Stravinsky's early folk-influenced style, his neo-classical middle period, and his later adventures into serialism are heard in some 33 feature productions. Aspects of Stravinsky's often disputative relationship with the impresario Sergei Diaghilev of the Ballets Russe are explored in Nijinsky (1980). The young Nijinsky is at a loss...