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Rachmaninov: 15 facts about the great composer
Despite his success, Rachmaninov seldom smiled in photographs. Tall and severe, he was once dubbed a ‘six-foot scowl’. He did however have a passion for fast cars - and later speedboats. He was the first in his neighbourhood to have an automobile.