Сегодня родился Свиридов Георгий Васильевич
On December 16, 1915 Sviridov Georgy Vasilyevich was born. This is a famous Soviet and Russian composer, a pianist. Among his pieces of music a world famous waltz to the movie according to Alexander Pushkin's story "Snowstorm" (1964) and the suite "Time, forward!" (1965), subject of prompt of the Soviet main news "Time" at 21 o'clock. Since school years Sviridov was fond of music, played a balalaika. Sviridov studied in the Leningrad conservatory in a class of composition of Ryazanov and Shostakovich.