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Sergei Prokofiev

Russian/Soviet composer
(1891-1953)



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Prokofiev wrote a wide range of music: symphonies, concertos, sonatas, chamber music, film music, operas, ballets, and program pieces. The best known Prokofiev music includes the operas The Love for Three Oranges and Betrothal in a Monastery; the ballets The Buffoon, Le Pas d'acier, and Romeo and Juliet; the symphonic fairy tale, Peter and the Wolf; and music for the films Lieutenant Kije and Alexander Nevsky.


Sergei Prokofiev, 1918 (image)


Sergei Prokofiev, 1918.
Photographer: Unknown. Source: Library of Congress. Public domain image..


Prokofiev on Soviet Union stamp (image)


A 1991 USSR stamp celebrating the birth centenary of Sergei Prokofiev.


Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Khachaturian, 1940 (image)

Three Soviet composers: (from left to right) Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Khachaturian (1940).

Photographer: Unknown. (Public domain image due to expired copyright.)


Pencil drawing of Prokofiev, 1936 (image)


Sergei Prokofiev playing his Third Piano Concerto with the Orchestre Symphonique de Brussel under Désiré Defauw at the Palais de Beaux-Arts, Brussels, in February 1936. Pencil portrait by Hilda Wiener (1877-1940). Apparently sketched from life. Signed by the composer. (PD because
copyright expired.)


Love for Three Oranges, an opera by Sergei Prokofiev (image)

A scene from Prokofiev's opera, L'amore delle tre melarance (Love for Three Oranges), as depicted on this postage stamp issued by San Marino in 1999.





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Note: This picture gallery page includes drawings, paintings, photos and images of Sergei Prokofiev, his music, activities, friends and family, and the various places where the composer lived and wrote.


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