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Alexander Borodin’s Other Operas Besides ‘Prince Igor’
Alexander Borodin is one of the great Russian composers of the 19th century. His output is legendary, the maestro creating a number of symphonies, a famed string quartet, and the tone poem “In the Steppes of Central Asia.” He also composed a number of operas, most famously “Prince Igor,” which he never finished. Born on Nov. 12, 1833, he would pass away in 1887, leaving his great opera unfinished. Rimsky-Korsakov…