Shostakovich, Dimitri. (1906–1975)
Original Press Photograph
Original 1967 press photograph of the great Soviet composer, show in a meditative pose. Press caption printed vertically to the right of the image reads: "Dmitri Shostakovich, who remains the big man of Russian music today. A revered figure in the nation, he is loved for his music and his qualities as a human being. A shy man, with a frail constitution, he is rarely see[n] in public." Dated on the verso: October 25, 1967. Slight wrinkling with crop markings in one margin; otherwise in fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.7 cm).