Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

  • Born: 1st Junho 1804
  • Died: 15th Fevereiro 1857
  • Birthplace: Novospasskoye, Russia

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Гли́нка) was the first Russian composer to gain wide recognition within his own country, and is often regarded as the father of Russian classical music. Glinka's compositions were an important influence on future Russian composers, notably the members of The Five, who took Glinka's lead and produced a distinctive Russian style of music.

Browse music by forms

Browse music by instruments

Browse music by periods