Sergey Prokofiev

Biography Childhood compositions: Prokofiev was born in 1891 in Sontsovka (now Krasne in the Donetsk Oblast of Ukraine), an isolated rural estate in the Yekaterinoslav Governorate of the Russian Empire. He was inspired by hearing his mother practising the piano in the evenings - mostly works by Chopin and Beethoven - and composed his first… Read More