Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


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  • Born March 18, 1844 in Тихвин, Ленингра́дская о́бласть, Россия / Russia
  • Died June 21, 1908 in Lyubensk, Псков, Россия / Russia
  • Nationality Russian
  • Instruments played Piano
  • Occupations composer, musician
  • Full name Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Given name Николай Андреевич Римский-Корсаков


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