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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908)

Rimsky-Korsakov was a navy officer but soon discovered his love for music. Since 1861 he belonged to the group of Balkirev but later he returned to the traditional way of composing. He combined uniquely the Russian folksongs with the music of the Orthodox Church. Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the first Russian symphony and Igor Strawinsky was one of his ... See full bio »

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 2014 Balettigaala (Video short)
 2013 Tenure (Short)
 2007 The World Trade Center in the Movies (Documentary short)
 1991 Ivan-tsarevich i Seryy Volk (TV Short) (music by)
 1987 Aleko/Kashchey the Immortal (music by)
 1976 Agronsky & Co. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Premiere ... (from "Mlada: Procession of the Nobles", uncredited)
 1973 Sinbad and the Caliph of Baghdad (from "Sheherazade")
 1971 The Battle of Kerzhenets (Short) (as N.A. Rimskiy-Korsakov, from "Battle of Kerzhenets")
 1966 Tsarskaya nevesta (from opera "Tsarskaya Nevesta")
 1964 Cara ligava
 1963 Las aventuras del guardían (uncredited)
 1949-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (445 episodes)
- Image of Fear (1958) ... (fragment from "Le Coq d'Or", uncredited)
- No Place to Run (1958) ... (fragment from "Le Coq d'Or", uncredited)
- Music U.S.A. (1958) ... (fragment from "Le Coq d'Or", uncredited)
- The Lady Died at Midnight (1958) ... (fragment from "Le Coq d'Or", uncredited)
- Bellingham (1958) ... (fragment from "Le Coq d'Or", uncredited)
 1953 Sadko (from opera "Sadko")
 1952 Snegurochka (from opera "Snegurochka")
 1949 Song of India (as N. Rimsky-Korsakoff, from "Song of India")
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

N.A. Rimskiy-Korsakov | N. Rimsky-Korsakoff

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Tchaikovsky's music is in abominable taste.


Portrayed by Jean-Pierre Aumont in Song of Scheherazade (1947).

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