Victor Ewald (November 27, 1860 - April 16, 1935), was a Russian composer of music, mainly for brass instruments. November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...
He was born and died in St. Petersburg. He trained as a civil engineer, but played cello and horn in his spare time. He also collected and published Russian folk songs. Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the people. ...
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