Remembered for his symphonic poem In the Steppes of Central Asia; his Symphony No. 2 in B minor; his String Quartets no. 1 & 2; and his operatic work Prince Igor, this nineteenth-century Romantic composer belonged to a prominent circle of Russian nationalist composers known as “The Five.”
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|FULL NAME:||Alexander Borodin|
|BIRTH DATE:||November 12, 1833|
|AGE:||186 years old|
Alexander Borodin is a Composer. The illegitimate child of Evdokia Konstantinovna Antonova and Georgian aristocrat Luka Gedevanishvili, he spent his youth in St. Petersburg, Russia. His marriage to pianist Ekaterina Protopopova resulted in a daughter named Gania. While writing music, he studied at St. Petersburg’s Medical–Surgical Academy. His early compositions include an 1850 piano trio and an 1852 vocal music piece titled “Why Did You Grow Pale Early?”
DID YOU KNOW A prominent chemist and women’s rights activist as well as a musician, Borodin discovered the Hunsdiecker and Aldol chemical reactions and helped establish Russia’s School of Medicine for Women.
FACT After Borodin’s sudden death, his opera Prince Igor was completed by Alexander Glazunov and fellow The Five member Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov .
Currently, Alexander Borodin is 186 years old. He will celebrate his 187th birthday on a Tuesday, November 12th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alexander Borodin’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio’s life pursuit is to survive against all opposition and a secret desire is to triumph. People of this zodiac sign like truth, facts, being right, longtime friends, teasing, a grand passion and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are: resourceful, brave, passionate, stubborn, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.
Alexander Borodin was born in the Year of the Serpent. Snakes are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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