Alexander Borodin (1833 - 1887) was a genius in several fields. The illegitimate son of a nobleman and a peasant, his aristocratic connection allowed him to receive a better education than almost any other serf of his time. His father, at his death in 1843, freed Borodin from serfdom.
English: Images of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (large) and members of The Five: (counter-clockwise from bottom left) Mily Balakirev, César Cui, Alexander Borodin, Modest Mussorgsky, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
Dettlaff van der Eretein, Alexander Borodin on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/3PdVJ
Borodin - Prince Igor - Polovtsian Dances - The Polovtsian Dances (or Polovetsian Dances) are perhaps the best known selections from Alexander Borodin's opera Prince Igor (1890). They are often played as a stand-alone concert piece.
Shéhérazade. "In early June 1910, Proust attended a performance of Shéhérazade. Other works on the program included Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin.' Carter via A-Z on proust-ink.com. Programme officiel de la saison russe à l'Opéra : [7 et 9 juin 1910] / [textes de Mill Cissan et de Vanina]