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Sergei Rachmaninov
(1873 - 1943)

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1873 Born 1 April in Semyonovo, Russia
1885 Moves from St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music to Moscow Conservatory
1892 Completes First Piano Concerto and composes Prelude in C-sharp Minor
1897 Disastrous premiere of First Symphony; unable to compose for 3 years due to a deep depression
1899 Hypnosis is used to treat his depression
1900 Second Piano Concerto is a big success
1902 Marries cousin Natalie Satin
1909 First concert tour of U.S.
1917 Leaves Russia with family after Bolshevik Revolution and never returns
1918 Moves to Switzerland, but spends much time in U.S.
1935 Moves to U.S.
1940 Completes last work, the Symphonic Dances
1943 Dies 28 March in Beverly Hills, California
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