Igor Stravinsky

Composer Igor Stravinsky Full Name: Igor Stravinsky
Nationality: Russian

Profession: Composer
Why Famous: The Firebird, Petrushka, The Rite of Spring

Born: June 17, 1882
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oranienbaum, Russia

Died: April 6, 1971 (aged 88)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1906-01-23 Composer Igor Stravinsky (23) weds Yekaterina Nosenko

Historical Events in the Life of Igor Stravinsky

  • 1913-05-29 Igor Stravinsky's ballet score The Rite of Spring is premiered in Paris, provoking a riot.
  • 1946-03-25 1st performance of Igor Stravinsky's "Ebony Concerto"

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