Сегодня родился Кюи Цезарь Антонович
On January 18, 1835 Kyui Caesar Antonovich was born. This is a russian composer and musical critic, member of "The Five" and Belyaevsky group, professor of fortification, engineer-general. This outstanding composer for his life wrote 14 operas and some romances. As a musical critic, Kyui defended the principles of realism and a nationality in music, propagandizing creativity of Glinka and young representatives of "New Russian school", and also innovative currents of foreign music.