Composer of the Week: Modest Mussorgsky

Modest Mussorgsky wrote some wonderfully iconic additions to the classical repertoire, and that is why he is our Composer of the Week! b. March 21, 1839 in Karevo, Russia d. March 28, 1881 in St. Petersburg, Russia Modest Mussorgsky began studying piano with his mother at age six and went on to become one of “The Five” nationalist Russian composers. He worked as a civil servant for much of his life and led his life

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