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In 1865, Russian Navy midshipman Rimsky-Korsakov is inspired by a romantic interlude with a cabaret dancer while on shore leave in Spanish Morocco and writes the symphonic suite Scheherazade.
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 -1908), the Russian composer, did serve in the Russian Navy during the 1860s. But his famous suite "Scheherazade" was composed over a period of several months in 1887-1888, when Rimsky-Korsakov was in his 40s.
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