Stravinsky, Fyodor Ignat′yevich
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(b Rechitskiy, Minsk province, 8/20 June 1843; d St Petersburg, 21 Nov/4 Dec 1902). Russian bass of Polish descent, father of igor Stravinsky . He attended the gimnaziya (grammar school) at Nezhin, and then studied law. While a student, he sang with great success in public concerts and eventually decided to make a career as a singer. He entered the St Petersburg Conservatory in ...