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pianist

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian pianist.

Background

Rachmaninoff, Sergei was born on April 2, 1873 in Novgorod, Russia. Son of Basil and Liubov P. (Boutakoff) Rachmaninoff.

Education

Studied at St. Petersburg and Moscow conservatories. Gold medal, 1891; Museum Doctor, University of Nebraska. Honorary academician St. Cecilia Society, Rome.

Career

Debut in London, 1899. Appointed professor piano, Maryinsky School for Girls, Moscow, 1893. Debut in New York, 1909, followed by tour.

Has frequently appeared in musical centers. Composer.3 one-act operas, 4 piano concertos, also for orchestra, piano and voice. Home: 505 West End Avenue, New York, New York*.

Connections

Married Natalie Satin, May 12, 1902. Children: Irene (wife of Prince Peter Wolkonsky), Tatiana (Mistress Boris Conus).

father:
Basil Rachmaninoff

mother:
Liubov P. (Boutakoff) Rachmaninoff

spouse:
Natalie Satin

children:
Irene Rachmaninoff (wife of Prince Peter Wolkonsky)

Tatiana Rachmaninoff (Mistress Boris Conus)