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Vasily Kalinnikov (Composer)

Born: 13th January 1866, Russia

Died: 11th January 1901, Yalta

Nationality: Russian

Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov was a Russian composer. His body of work consists of two symphonies, several additional orchestral works, and numerous songs, all of them imbued with characteristics of folksong. His symphonies, particularly the First, were frequently performed in the early 20th century.

His younger brother Viktor Kalinnikov (1870–1927) was also a composer, mainly of choral music.

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