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  Modest Mussorgsky


 The Mighty Handful


The Mighty Handful, also known as the Mighty Five, were group of Russian composers who all wanted to develop a distinctly Russian style of classical music. The Mighty Five composers were Mily Balakirev, Alexander Borodin, Cesar Cui, Modest Mussorgsky, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.   [MORE]



WHERE WERE THE COMPOSERS BORN?

WHERE WERE THE COMPOSERS BORN?
Modest Mussorgsky was born in the Russian village of Karevo. Find his birth country, as well as that of many other classical composers, with our interactive map.

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