Dmitri Shostakovich

Quiz Yourself About the Life and Music of
Dmitri Shostakovich


His Symphony No. 1, op 10, completed in 1925 at the age of 19. The work was a tremendous success and was soon performed widely in Europe and even in the United States.

Which early work catapulted Shostakovich to international fame?


What composer had a tremendous influence on Shostakovich?

Shostakovich with a cat, circa early 1920s