Alexander Alyabyev (1787-1851, Alexander Aleksandrovich Alyabyev). The Nightingale
, the composer of Romanticism music era
Alyabyevs most famous work is The Nightingale (Соловей), a song based on a poem by Anton Delvig. It was composed while Alyabyev was in prison, in 1825. It has entered Russian consciousness as akin to a folk song.
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