Thursday, March 20, 2014
Happy birthday, Sergei Rachmaninoff
It is the birthday of Russian composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873). He came to the United States after the Russian Revolution, and recorded for Edison Records and Victor Talking Machine Company (later RCA Victor). Here is a playlist of his music beginning with one of his most well-known works, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.