Dmitry Bortniansky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Dmitry Bortniansky

Ukrainian composer and conductor of Ukrainian origin

Date of Birth: 28-Oct-1751

Place of Birth: Hlukhiv, Sumy Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 10-Oct-1825

Profession: composer, conductor

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Dmitry Bortniansky

  • Dmitry Stepanovich Bortniansky (Russian: ??????? ?????????? ???????????, Ukrainian: ?????? ?????????? ????????????; alternative transcriptions of names are Dmitri Bortnianskii, and Bortnyansky; 28 October 1751, Glukhov –10 October [O.S.
  • 28 September] 1825, St.
  • Petersburg) was a Russian and Ukrainian composer, harpsichordist and conductor, who served at the court of Catherine the Great.
  • Bortniansky is critical to the musical history of both Ukraine and Russia, with both nations claiming him as their own. Bortniansky, who has been compared to Palestrina, is known today for his liturgical works and his prolific contributions to the genre of choral concertos.
  • He was one of the "Golden Three" of his era, alongside Artemy Vedel and Maksim Berezovsky.
  • Bortniansky was so popular in the Russian Empire that his figure was represented in 1862 in the bronze monument of the Millennium of Russia in the Novgorod Kremlin.
  • Bortniansky composed in many different musical styles, including choral compositions in French, Italian, Latin, German and Church Slavonic.

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