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Great Composers: Igor Stravinsky

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YorkIgor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, known as "Stravinsky", was a Russian-American composer, pianist and conductor who is most famous for his three ballets, The Firebird, Petrushka and The Rite of Spring. He is considered one of the most important and popular composers of the 20th century.

Despite their musical backgrounds, his parents did not want him to follow in their footsteps. They asked him to go into law instead.

In 1925, Stravinsky first visited the United States. He finally moved there permanently in 1939 and later became an American citizen. He chose to settle in Los Angeles and he remained there for the rest of his life. During this time, he met Walt Disney. His composition, The Rite of Spring, was included in Disney's Fantasia.

Great Composers: Igor Stravinsky is the sixth of our series of incredible composers. What a great way to introduce your children to classical music. Each eBook in this series is meant to not be overwhelming. They provide a springboard into the world of music. Each includes a biography, timeline, fascinating facts, puzzle, lapbook, and coloring pages.

We hope your child enjoys their journey into classical music!

 
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This title was added to our catalog on February 27, 2016.