Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin

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Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin

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Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Death: Died in Russia
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Son of Luka "Gedianov" Gedevanishvili and Evdokia Konstantinovna Antonova

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About Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin

Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (12 November 1833 – 27 February 1887) was a Russian Romantic composer and chemist of Georgian–Russian parentage. He was a member of the group of composers called The Five (or "The Mighty Handful"), who were dedicated to producing a specifically Russian kind of art music. He is best known for his symphonies, his two string quartets, and his opera Prince Igor. Music from Prince Igor and his string quartets was later adapted for the US musical Kismet.

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1833
November 12, 1833
Russia
1887
February 27, 1887
Age 53
Russia