Alexander GlazunovAlexander Konstantinovich Glazunov
) (August 10
– March 21
) was a Russian composer
, as well as an influential music teacher
Glazunov was born in St. Petersburg. He studied music under Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
The first of his 8 symphonies premiered in 1882 when Glazunov was 16 years old. His popular Stenka Razine was also a youthful work.
Alexander Glazunov also wrote 3 ballets.
Glazunov left Russia in 1928. He toured Europe and the United States. He died in Paris.