Definition of Stravinsky, Igor in English:

Stravinsky, Igor

proper noun

  • (1882–1971), Russian composer, resident of the US from 1939; full name Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky. His ballets "The Firebird" (1910) and "The Rite of Spring" (1913) shocked Paris audiences with their irregular rhythms and frequent dissonances. He later developed a neoclassical style typified by the opera "The Rake's Progress" (1948–51) and experimented with serialism in "Threni" (1958)


Stravinsky, Igor