Shostakovich, Dmitri

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Tuesday, September 25, 1906 in St. Petersburg, Russia

Died: Saturday, August 9, 1975 in Moscow, Russia

Nation of Origin: Russia

Major Works:
Fifteen symphonies
Opera:
The Nose, Op. 15 (1927-1928)
The Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk, Op. 29, (1930-1932)
Ballet: The Age of Gold, Op. 22, (1927-1930)

Other Information:

General Bibliography:
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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