One of the best contemporary classical composers ever. He was an angry musician who wrote about the depressing times of Stalin in Russia, most notably his 5th symphony.
In Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony, the constant rhythm in the first movement is a symbol of the footsteps of Stalin and his army across Russia.
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