On This Day (June 17)…Happy Birthday, Igor Stravinsky!

The Russian composer Igor Stravinsky was born on this day in 1882. Photo of a young Stravinsky. Retrieved from here. While studying law to please his family in St. Petersburg, Stravinsky became a pupil of the legendary Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, putting him in company with the likes of Alexander Glazunov, Ottorino Respighi, and countless … Continue reading On This Day (June 17)…Happy Birthday, Igor Stravinsky!