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Ivan Larionov

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Ivan Petrovich Larionov

Ivan Petrovich Larionov (Russian: Ива́н Петро́вич Ларио́нов; January 23, 1830 – April 22, 1889) was a Russian composer, writer and folklorist. He is mostly remembered for the famous song "Kalinka", which he wrote in 1860.[1]

Larionov was born to a noble family in Perm, and studied music in Moscow. He died in Saratov in 1889, from stomach cancer.[1]


  1. ^ a b Сергиевский, Сергей. "Печать неизмеримой самобытности". Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 26 November 1999. Retrieved 22 July 2011.

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