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Alexander Glazunov

Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (or Glazounov) (August 10, 1865 March 21, 1936) was a Russian composer, as well as an influential music teacher.

Glazunov was born in St. Petersburg. He studied music under Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

The first of his 8 symphonies premiered in 1882 when Glazunov was 16 years old. His popular Stenka Razine was also a youthful work.

Alexander Glazunov also wrote 3 ballets.

Glazunov left Russia in 1928. He toured Europe and the United States. He died in Paris.

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