The Life You Give: Sergey Rachmaninoff *1873

Sergey Rachmaninoff, born Sergey Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, on March 20 [April 1, New Style], 1873, in Oneg, near Semyonovo, Russia, is the composer who was the last great figure of the tradition of Russian Romanticism and a leading piano virtuoso of his time. He is especially known for his piano concerti and the piece for piano… Continue reading The Life You Give: Sergey Rachmaninoff *1873

I am truly listening to Sergei Rachmaninoff

Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff was born in Russia, on the first of April of 1873 into a musical family, and began playing the piano at the age of four. He spent many years living in New York City. Thinking of him as a neighbor, gives me a wonderful sensation, knowing that such an iconic human lived… Continue reading I am truly listening to Sergei Rachmaninoff