(1838 - 1881)
St. Petersburg, a performance of Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov"
30 curtain calls. The composer loved men, music and vodka.
addiction stunted his creativity and led to an early death.
Rimsky-Korsakov was Mussorgsky's roommate for two years
estate executor. Thereafter he devoted much of his life to
and refining Mussorgsky's music.
Copyright Louis Paul Hennefeld 1983