Sergei Rachmaninoff Research Paper

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Fast cars and fast music were both passion of this amazing musician. He played the piano like he drove his cars and the speeding ticket he got from his love of speed could have also been given for the rapid way his fingers flew on the keyboard. From the year of 1917 when he bought his first car, He continued to buy a brand new car every year until the year he died. Sergei Rachmaninoff was a brilliant composer with flying fingers and a generous heart. With an incredible life. Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff was born on April 1st of 1873 in Semyonovo Russia, into a wealthy family. He was given his first piano Lesson by his mother at their estate. Unfortunately, his parents didn 't see any talent at his young age. Following the family went through…show more content…
Which was the event he wrote his Piano Concerto number 3. Fortunately, it was an extremely good success and brought him fame in America. Which lead to him Immigrating to New York, right before the Russian Revolution in 1917.His family was Struggling in the russian recession, which lead to Rachmaninoff 's music outputs slow as he worked to support them in Russia. Rocky was haunted with the idea that quote when he left Russia, he left a musical inspiration behind end quote. Inspiration came when he wrote his famous Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini. Today it is his best-known work in the United States, and also, my personal favorite I love how lively and upbeat it is... So he continued composing and went on to write his Symphonic Dances and his Symphony number 3. sadly Symphonic Dances were his last completed work. Because he fell ill in the concert tour of 1943. He was diagnosed with lung cancer and was thought to be triggered by his heavy smoking. In his last recital, he featured Frederic Chopin Sonata number 2 in B flat. Which contained Chopin 's famous funeral March. Rachmaninoff died on March 28th, 1943 in Beverly Hills California. He was later buried in the Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla New

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