Sergey Rachmaninov

Sergey Rachmaninov (photo: Tully Potter)
Born: 1873
Died: 1943

Few musicians have successfully followed two musical disciplines, but Rachmaninov managed three: composer, conductor and pianist. His music is tonal, classically structured and imbued with harmonic beauty and melodies of overpowering expressiveness – a Romantic writing after the Romantic era had passed.

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