Stravinsky[strə vin′skē; Russ strȧ vēn′ski]
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Stravinsky, Igor (Feodorovich) 1882-1971; Russ. composer & conductor, in the U.S. after 1940
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, Igor Fyodorovich 1882-1971.
Russian-born composer of ballets, including The Firebird (1910), symphonies, operas, such as The Rake's Progress (1951), and other innovative works. His ballet The Rite of Spring provoked riots and protests when it was first produced in 1913.