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César Cui (Composer)

Born: 18th January 1835, Vilnius, Lithuania

Died: 26th March 1918, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Nationality: Russian

César Antonovich Cui was a Russian composer and music critic, member of the Belyayev circle and The Five – a group of composers combined by the idea of creating a specifically Russian type of music. As an officer of the Imperial Russian Army he rose to the rank of Engineer-General (equivalent to full General), taught fortifications in Russian military academies and wrote a number of monographs on the subject.

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