Sergei Prokofiev

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  • Date of Birth

    Born on April 23,1891. He was born in Sontsovka, Ukraine. Was an only child
  • Graduated from Composing

    In 1909, he graduated from his composing class. He passed with not so impressive marks. He still stayed at the Conservatory, but he concentrated on Piano amd Conducting
  • Leaving the conservatory

    In 1914, Prokofiev left the Conservatory with the highest marks of his class. He was awarded a Grand Piano. After he went to London
  • A World War

    During Sergei's life world war I happened. He moved back to the Academey and Studied Organ
  • Composing cancelled due to a Revloution

    Sergei composed an opera based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel The Gambler.But the rehearsals were plagued by problems and the premiere scheduled for 1917 had to be cancelled due to aRevolution during Feburary.
  • Sergei Preforms his first Symphony

    In the summer of 1917 Sergei preformed his first symphony. It was composed in a style inspired by Joseph Haydn
  • An Opera That Got Cancelled

    An Opera That Got Cancelled
    He recieved a contract to preform his opra The Love of Three oranges. It was cancelled due to the illness and death of the conductor. Segrei had bad luck when it came to preforming his operas
  • Sergei was married but his wife was arrested.

    Sergei was married to a wman named Lina. On February 20, 1948 his wife Lina was arrested for 'espionage'. She tried to send money to her mother in Spain. After her sentence to prison for 20 years Sergei already married a new woman named Mira
  • Death of Sergei

    Died March 5, 1953. He died in Moscow. He died from a cerebral hemorrhage
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