Sunday, April 1, 2012
Happy birthday, Rachmaninoff
It is the birthday of Russian composer, pianist and conductor, Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873), who was also a world renowned pianist. He emigrated to the United States after the Russian Revolution in 1917 and never returned to Russia. He never returned to Russia. The Piano Concerto No. 3 was composed for his first United States tour in 1909.