Igor Stravinsky (Critical Lives) by Jonathan Cross

By Jonathan Cross

Igor Stravinsky was once a star composer in an more and more celebrity-obsessed age. He was once a real glossy, a guy of his time. Born in Russia, Stravinsky spent such a lot of his lengthy existence in exile. whereas he quickly turned a worldly determine, the exile’s feel of distance, loss and nostalgia left a robust mark on his work.
Stravinsky tells of a colorful lifestyles lived opposed to the backdrop of the 20 th century’s wars and revolutions. Stravinsky’s remarkable tune mirrored and formed his personal instances, and resonates with audiences even today.

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