Ivan Larionov

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Ivan Larionov


Ivan Petrovich Larionov (23 January 1830, Perm, Russia – 22 April 1889, Saratov) was a Russian composer, writer and folklorist. He is mostly remembered for the famous song Kalinka which he wrote in 1860.

Larionov was born to a noble family in Perm, and studied music in Moscow. He died in Saratov in 1889, from stomach cancer.

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