Ivanovka estate

For other uses, see Ivanovka (disambiguation).

Coordinates: 52°14′50.47″N 41°34′46.11″E / 52.2473528°N 41.5794750°E / 52.2473528; 41.5794750

The front of the main house
This tranquil countryside setting was the ideal location for Rachmaninoff to compose his works

Ivanovka (Russian: Ивановка) is an estate near Tambov, Russia, which used to be the summer residence of the Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff in the period between 1890 and 1917 (until his emigration). It was the family home of his aristocratic relatives, the Satins. Many of Rachmaninoff's earlier masterpieces were created in its bucolic atmosphere. A museum commemorating the life and works of the composer was opened there in 1982.

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