Modest Mussorgsky

About Modest Mussorgsky

Birth Day: March 21, 1839
Birth Place: Toropets, Russia

Modest Mussorgsky

Modest Mussorgsky was born on March 21, 1839 in Toropets, Russia. Innovative Romantic composer known for "Night on Bald Mountain" and "Pictures at an Exhibition." He was one of The Five.
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As per our current Database, Modest Mussorgsky has been died on Mar 28, 1881 (age 42).

🎂 Modest Mussorgsky - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Modest Mussorgsky die, Modest Mussorgsky was 42 years old.

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Occupation Composer
Age 42 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 21, 1839 (Toropets, Russia)
Birthday March 21
Town/City Toropets, Russia
Nationality Russia

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Modest Mussorgsky’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Modest Mussorgsky was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Innovative Romantic Composer known for "Night on Bald Mountain" and "Pictures at an Exhibition." He was one of The Five.

Before Fame

He began to heavily drink while at military school after the school's Director General Sutgof encouraged such habits in his students. He would eventually struggle with severe alcoholism.


His "Night on Bald Mountain," while well-known, is rarely performed in its original form.

Family Life

He was born into the thirtieth generation following Rurik the Great, the first King of ancient Kiev Rus; his family was comprised of wealthy landowners and as a result, belonged to the Russian Landed Gentry.

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His musical abilities were so advanced that he was able to play a John Field concerto and works by Franz Liszt for family and friends when he was six.

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