Soundtrack | Music Department | Composer
Had the ability to write music in the midst of a great deal of noise. He would often write in crowded cafés, even when construction was going on outside.
The climax of joy is not when you're through a new symphony, but when you are hoarse from shouting, with your hands stinging from clapping, your lips parched, and you sip a second glass of beer after you've fought for it with 90,000 other spectators...
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich
St. Petersburg, Russian Empire [now Russia]
Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]
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