3 weeks ago
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Happy National Unity Day
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) - famous pianist, composer, musicien extraordinaire
Who better to celebrate Den Narodnogo Edinstva - National Unity Day - the celebration of Moscow rallying together and ejecting the Polish conquerors (November 1612) (a little a la Cincinnatus from Roman history)- with, than a random early 20th century composer? Who indeed.
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