How to say the name: ‘Prokofiev’ is said like Pro-cough-ee-eff. ‘Sergei’ is said like ‘Sir-gay’. Born: April 1891 in Sontsovka, Russia (now Krasne in Donetsk oblast, Ukraine). Prokofiev’s grave in Moscow Died: March 1953 in Moscow, Russia.
The Music of Sergei Prokofiev - A Versatile and Prolific Composer
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev 1891 – was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor & is regarded as one of the major composers of the century. His best-known works are the five piano concertos, nine completed piano sonatas and seven symphonies.
Sergei Prokofiev - "Symphony No.5 in B-flat, Op.100". Performed by The Saint Louis Symphony and conducted by Leonard Slatkin. Label: RCA, 1984. Disc made in Japan.
Sergei Prokofiev - "Romeo and Juliet, Ballet, Op.64". Performed by The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andre Previn. Complete ballet on 2-disc set. EMI, 1989. Original recording, 1973. Disc manufactured in Japan.
Sergei Prokofiev – was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor who mastered numerous musical genres and is regarded as one of the major composers of the century. His works include five piano concertos, nine completed piano sonatas and seven symphonies.