Vasily Kalinnikov

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... read moreRussian composer Vasily Kalinnikov (1866-1901) came from very humble origins in the province of Orlov; by the age of 14 he was leading a church choir. Scraping together barely enough money to attend the Moscow Conservatory, Kalinnikov's music did not make an impression at first, and he turned to...