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{What is Igor Stravinsky best known for?}

Igor Stravinsky was born on June 17, 1882, in Oranienbaum, Russia. He rose to fame in the early 1900s for his compositions for the Ballets Russes, including the controversial The Rite of Spring.Apr 2, 2014

{Why is Igor Stravinsky important?}

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (17 June 1882–6 April 1971) was a Russian (and later, a naturalized French and American) composer, pianist and conductor. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.

{Was Igor Stravinsky married?}

Vera de Bosset

m. 1940–1971

Yekaterina Gabrielovna Nossenko

m. 1906–1939

{Why did Igor Stravinsky die?}

Congestive heart failure

{When did Igor Stravinsky die?}

6 April 1971

{What was Igor Stravinsky known for?}

Igor Stravinsky was born on June 17, 1882, in Oranienbaum, Russia. He rose to fame in the early 1900s for his compositions for theBallets Russes, including the controversialThe Rite of Spring.Apr 2, 2014

{What was Igor Stravinsky most famous piece?}

In was in 1913 that Stravinsky composed hismost famous and controversial piece of music. "The Rite of Spring" (Russian: Весна Священная or "Sacred Spring") was a piecebased on old Russian pagan traditions.

{What musical period is Stravinsky from?}

The works from this period tended to make use of traditional musical forms (concerto grosso, fugue and symphony), drawing on earlier styles, especially from the 18th century. In the 1950s, Stravinsky adopted serial procedures.