Igor Stravinsky bio

Birth Name: Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: June17, 1882

Date Of Death: April 6, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Russian

Igor Stravinsky was born on the 17th of June, 1882. He was known for being a Composer. Known for his Ballets Russes: “The Firebird” from 1910, “Petrushka” from 1911, and “The Rite of Spring” from 1913. He was regarded as a revolutionary who toyed with, crossed, and violated the traditionally held boundaries of musical design.

Igor Stravinsky was born in Russia. He enrolled in law school at his parents’ behest, instead of immediately pursuing his musical dreams. However, he barely attended classes at the University of Saint Petersburg. He finally pursued a music career after the great Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov urged him to enlist in private composition lessons. He was stricken with typhoid after the premiere of “The Rite of Spring” and was forced to delay his travels while he recuperated in a Paris nursing home.

Igor Stravinsky was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Igor Stravinsky was born in 1880s.

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Igor’s Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky attended University of Saint Petersburg in 1901, but he attended fewer than fifty class sessions during his four years of study.


Igor Stravinsky’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Igor Stravinsky’s parents.

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Like many famous people and celebrities, Igor Stravinsky kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Igor Stravinsky was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky
NICKNAME:Strawinsky, Stravinskii
RELIGION:Russian Orthodox
BIRTH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Igor Stravinsky was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Igor Stravinsky was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Igor Stravinsky had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Igor Stravinsky’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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