Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (Russian????? ????????? ???????????Igor’ Fjodorovi? Stravinskij) (17 June[O.S. 5 June] 1882 – 6 April 1971) was a Russian composerpianist, and conductor, widely acknowledged as one of the most important and influential composers of 20th century music.[1][2][3] He was a quintessentiallycosmopolitan Russian who was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the century.[4] In addition to the recognition he received for his compositions, he also achieved fame as a pianist and a conductor, often at the premieres of his works.