Сегодня родился Бородин Александр Порфирьевич
On November 12, 1833 in St. Petersburg Borodin Alexander Porfiryevich was born. This is a Russian composer, a scientist — chemist and a physician. He was a participant of "Могучей кучки" and a founder of the Russian epic symphonic style. Borodin got house training in all subjects of a gymnasia course, learned German and French languages and got a fine education. Since his childhood he loved music. When he was 9 he wrote his first work — the "Helen". At the age of 10 he was interested in chemistry which over the years from hobby turned into business of all his life. Borodin was equally known as the composer and as the physician-chemist.