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Modest Mussorgsky (21 Mar [O.S. 9] 1839 – 28 Mar [O.S. 16] 1881) was a Russian composer, and a member of the New Russian School of Composers. An innovator of Russian music in the Romantic period, he strove to achieve a new sound in deliberate defiance of the Western musical standards. His works include the opera "Boris Godunov", the orchestral tone poem "Night on Bald Mountain", & the piano suite "Pictures at an Exhibition."

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Portrait of the Composer Modest Musorgsky by Ilya Repin - 1881- loves me some classic Russian art!

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Portrait of Boris Christoff (1914–1993), as Boris Godunov in 'Boris Godunov' by Modest Mussorgsky, 1965 by Leonard Boden (British 1911–1999)

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Issue 50: Mussorgsky's "Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks"

Modest Mussorgsky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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ELP They had classical training. Pictures at an Exhibition was music based on Modest Mussorgsky.

Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov - great Russian composer. Master of orchestral color and beautiful melodies. He was Igor Stravinsky's teacher.

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Composer Modeste Petrovich Mussorgsky as a young man

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Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839–1881) Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five". He was an innovator of Russian music in the romantic period. He strove to achieve a uniquely Russian musical identity, often in deliberate defiance of the established conventions of Western music.

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Alice Cooper -- snake. saw Alice at Cornwall coliseum many moons ago , we were so close i could almost touch him.

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