Mikhail Glinka

Glinka Mikhail

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka was the first Russian composer to gain wide recognition within his own country, and is often regarded as the fountainhead of Russian classical music. Glinka's compositions were an important influence on future Russian composers, notably the members of The Five, who took Glinka's lead and produced a distinctive Russian style of music.

Name Mikhail Glinka
Country Russia
Birth date
Birth place Russian Empire
Death date
Death place Russian Empire
Music time period Romantic
Instruments chorus, orchestra, piano, voice

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