Konstantin von Stackelberg
Baron von Stackelberg in 17th century Russian court clothing during the 1903 Ball.
|Born||15 June [O.S. 3] 1848|
|Died||30 March 1925(aged 76)|
|Place of birth||Strelna, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire|
|Place of death||Tallinn, Estonia|
|Service/branch||Imperial Russian Army|
|Years of service||1866-1917|
|Rank||General of the Cavalry|
Konstantin Nikolai Freiherr von Stackelberg (Russian: Константи́н Ка́рлович Шта́кельберг, tr. Konstantín Kárlovich Shtákelʹberg; 15 June [O.S. 3] 1848 – 30 March 1925) was a Baltic German composer and cavalry general in the Imperial Russian Army. Stackelberg was best known for his compositions on music about the White Army during the Russian Civil War. He was the head of the Imperial Music Choir from 1883 to 1917 (now the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra) and was also involved in improving the music in the Russian Army and Navy.
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- Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron), which is now legally a part of the last name. The female forms are Freifrau and Freiin.
- (in en) The Violin Times: A Journal for Professional and Amateur Violinists and Quartet Players. 1895. https://books.google.com/books?id=NqE5AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA120-IA3&dq=Konstantin+von+Stackelberg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiAsMLQv8_gAhVyUN8KHWgWD-wQ6AEIQjAF#v=onepage&q=Konstantin%20von%20Stackelberg&f=false.
- Tarr, Edward H. (2003) (in en). East Meets West: The Russian Trumpet Tradition from the Time of Peter the Great to the October Revolution, with a Lexicon of Trumpeters Active in Russia from the Seventeenth Century to the Twentieth. Pendragon Press. ISBN 9781576470282. https://books.google.com/books?id=6-hXsTRgw7IC&pg=PA100&dq=Konstantin+von+Stackelberg+music&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiK6_G4wM_gAhUrTd8KHbEDDIYQ6AEIKDAA#v=onepage&q=Konstantin%20von%20Stackelberg%20music&f=false.
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