Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov  18 March [O.S. 6 March] 1844[a 1] – 21 June [O.S. 8 June] 1908)    Head of a man with dark greying hair, glasses and a long beard  大黃蜂

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 18 March [O.S. 6 March] 1844[a 1] – 21 June [O.S. 8 June] 1908) Head of a man with dark greying hair, glasses and a long beard 大黃蜂

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Ilya Repin, 'Portrait of composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov', 1893. Oil on canvas. 125 × 89.5cm. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

Ilya Repin, 'Portrait of composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov', 1893. Oil on canvas. 125 × 89.5cm. The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov  1844 - 1908, Russia

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844 - 1908, Russia

Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908) Russian composer, & a member of the group of composers known as The Five. He was a master of orchestration. His best-known orchestral compositions—Capriccio Espagnol, the Russian Easter Festival Overture, & the symphonic suite Scheherazade—are staples of the classical music repertoire, along with suites & excerpts from some of his 15 operas. Scheherazade is an example of his frequent use of fairy tale & folk subjects.

Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908) Russian composer, & a member of the group of composers known as The Five. He was a master of orchestration. His best-known orchestral compositions—Capriccio Espagnol, the Russian Easter Festival Overture, & the symphonic suite Scheherazade—are staples of the classical music repertoire, along with suites & excerpts from some of his 15 operas. Scheherazade is an example of his frequent use of fairy tale & folk subjects.

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