Sergei Prokofiev. “When the Second World War broke out, I felt that everyone must do his share, and began composing songs and marches for the front. But soon events assumed such gigantic and far-reaching scope as to demand larger canvasses.”
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev 1891 – 1953) was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor & is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. His best-known works are the five piano concertos, nine completed piano sonatas and seven symphonies.