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Dmitry Shostakovich
(1906 - 1975)

Dmitry Shostakovich


"A creative artist works on his next composition because he is not satisfied with his previous one."


Russian composer, renowned particularly for his 15 symphonies, numerous chamber works, and concerti, many of them written under the pressures of government-imposed standards of Soviet art.
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