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Igor Stravinsky

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Hibah Shaikh

on 26 April 2013

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Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky's Life Dates Igor Stravinsky was born on June 17,1882 in Oranienbaum,Russia. He died on April 6,1971 in New York City,Usa.He died when he was 88 and he died because of Pneumonia.If Igor Stravinsky was still alive he would be about 131 years old (2013-1882=131).When Igor Stravinsky was 24, he married his cousin and childhood friend, Catherine Nossenko.He had 4 children-two daughters and two sons.His four children were Soulina,Maria Milena. Igor Stravinsky In 1905 he was betrothed to his cousin Yekaterina Gabrielova Nossenko, whom he had known since early childhood.Igor Stravinsky was married twice!!!They also had two other children named Ludlima and Fyodor. In 1914, Stravinsky and his family packed some things from their river side home and moved to Clarens, Switzerland for the winter. They never saw their home again. In 1917, the Russian Revolution cut them off from their homeland, properties, possessions, and income. It was a troubled time, but Stravinsky and his family had many friends in the arts community. Locations (born,died,and composed) Musical Time Period and What kind of Music they Composed Igor Stravinsky composed in the Russian period ( 1908 – 1919),Neoclassical period ( 1920 – 1954),Serial period (1954–1968).Some of the genres\styles Igor Stravinsky composed was Classical,New Age,Avant Grande,Neo-Classical,Ballet,Chamber Music,Keyboard,Modern Composition,Orchestral,Cantata,Oratario,Sacred Music and Symphony!!! By,Hibah Shaikh Igor Stravinsky was born in Oranienbaum,Russia and died in New York City.He composed in many different places and he roamed around many places too.Some of the places he composed in and roamed around are the Russian Emperor,Switzerland,France and the United States.Igor Stravinsky moved around many different places.Igor Stravinsky went with the Ballet Russes to Paris in 1910 and spend most of the time in France from then onwards,continuing his association with Dyagilev. Important Peices of Igor Stravinsky's Music Some of Igor Stravinsky's important peices of work are The FireBird(1910),Petrushka(1911-1947) and The Rite Of Spring(1913),Opedius Rex(1927),The Rake's Progress(1951),
Cantata(1952),The Flood(1962). Igor Stravinsky's Influential Identity Igor Stravinsky was a very influential composer.He was known to be the most influential composer of the 20the century.He had a very essential identity. Non-Musical Facts about Igor Stravinsky 1.- Igor Stravinsky left Europe for America in 1939 and in 1940 married dancer Vera de Bosset, with whom he had been conducting an affair since 1921 2.Stravinsky and Vera became U.S. citizens in 1945 and lived in California and then New York 3.- He spent much of his time in Europe during WW1 living in Switzerland and France, his wife died in 1939 Images of Igor Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky when he was in jail A regular picture of igor stravinsky Igor stravinsky thinking....... Outside Quotes 1."The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music they should be taught to love it instead". Igor Stravinsky's Signature!!! 2.Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal. 3.In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent than love? 4.Harpists spend 90 percent of their lives tuning their harps and 10 percent playing out of tune. I hoped you liked this prezi!!!

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