Prokofiev, Sergei

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Name
Prokofiev, Sergei Gender: M
Sergei Sergeyevitch Prokofiev
born on 23 April 1891 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Sontsovka (Krasnoe), Ukraine, 48n30, 35e01
Timezone LST m35e (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 03°09' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 26°18 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 11°58'



Sergei Prokofiev : Rectified by Isaac Starkman - natal chart (Placidus)
Sergei Prokofiev : Rectified by Isaac Starkman
natal chart (Placidus)
natal chart English style (Equal houses)
Alternative rectified time
Rectified by Isaac Starkman
Date 27 April 1891 at 17:20:50 (= 5:20 PM )
Place Sontsovka (Krasnoe), UA, 48n30, 35e01
Timezone LST m32e (is standard time)
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°03' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 17°22 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 20°50'


Sergei Prokofiev

Biography

Russian composer of marches, army songs, opera and symphonies, including, "War and Peace," "Cantata Seven," "They are Seven," the musical fairy tale, "Peter and the Wolf," the score for Eisenstein's film "Alexander Nevsky," the "Lt. Kije Suite" and "A Love for Three Oranges." Trained in piano by his mother, he wrote his first piano score for opera in 1900 at the age of nine. He entered St. Petersburg Conservatory in 1904, graduating in 1914, having written four orchestral pieces, a piano concerto, an opera and four piano sonatas. Escaping the Revolution in 1918, he spent time in the U.S. and Paris, finally settling in Moscow in 1933.

Died of a stroke 03/04/1953, Moscow.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1900 (Wrote his first piano score, age nine)
  • Social : Begin a program of study 1904 (St. Petersburg Conservatory)
  • Social : End a program of study 1914 (Graduated from St. Petersburg)
  • Family : Change residence 1918 (Left Russia because of the Revolution)
  • Family : Change residence 1933 (Final residence in Moscow)

Source Notes

Kassandra K. quotes his autobiography, pub by Foreign Language Publishing house, Moscow, p.15.

Sy Scholfield quotes him in S. Shlifstein, "S. Prokofiev: Autobiography, Articles, Reminiscences" (2000), p. 15: "I WAS BORN in the village of Sontsovka, Yekaterinoslav Gubernia, now Dnepropetrovsk Region, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 1891, Old Style, or April 23 according to the new calendar."

Scholfield notes that various sources quote Nicolas Slonimsky's book, "The Concise Edition of Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians," 8th ed. (New York, Schirmer Books, 1993) which reportedly states that according to Prokofiev's recently discovered birth certificate he was born on 27 April 1891, not 23 April as he believed.

Starkman rectified it to 27 April 1891 17.20.50 LT Asc 20Lib50'

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke (Terminal)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Tennis)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Many moves
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (CEO)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Child performer (Composing musical scores, age nine)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Piano)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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