Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelled Strawinsky or Stravinski (17 June [O.S. 5 June] 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian, and later French and American composer, pianist and conductor. He is widely considered to be one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.
Stravinsky's compositional career was notable for its stylistic diversity. He first achieved... more »
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''Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has to the book I am reading.''Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), Russian-American composer. Music Digest (Sept. 1946).