Count, later Prince Andrey Kirilovich Razumovsky, or: Rasumovsky (Ukrainian: Андрі́й Кири́лович Розумо́вський, Andriy Kyrylovych Rozumovskyi) (November 2, 1752 – September 23, 1836) was a Russian diplomat who spent many years of his life in Vienna. Ukrainian (in Ukrainian украї́нська мо́ва ukrayins'ka mova,) is a language of the East Slavic subgroup of the Slavic languages. Events 1570 - A Tidal wave in the North Sea devastates the coast from Holland to Jutland, killing more than 1000 Year 1752 ( MDCCLII) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar for European countries but not Great Britain) of Events 1122 - Concordat of Worms. 1459 - Battle of Blore Heath, the first major battle of the English Year 1836 ( MDCCCXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending Vienna ( in Wien; see also other names) is the Capital of Austria, and is also one of the nine States of Austria. His commissioning three string quartets from Beethoven in 1806 was the act that has made his name familiar. A string quartet is a Musical ensemble of four String instruments &mdash usually two Violins a Viola and Cello &mdash or a piece Ludwig van Beethoven ( English ˈlʊdvɪg væn ˈbeɪtoʊvən, 16 December 1770 &ndash 26 March 1827 was a German Composer and Pianist. Year 1806 ( MDCCCVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common In two of the quartets, Beethoven introduced "Russian" themes to compliment his patron. Patronage is the support encouragement privilege and often financial aid given by a person or an organization Razumovsky was the brother-in-law of Beethoven's patron Prince Lobkowitz.
Razumovsky was the son of Cyril Razumovsky, the last hetman of Ukraine, and nephew of Aleksey Grigorievich Razumovsky, called the Night Emperor. Count Kirill Grigorievich Razumovsky, more correctly Rozumovsky, (Разумовский Розумовський (1728-1803 was a Ukrainian Cossack Hetman was the title used by commanders of the Ruthenian (Ukrainian Dnieper Cossacks from the end of the sixteenth century Ukraine (Україна Ukrayina, /ukrɑˈjinɑ/ is a country in Eastern Europe. Count Alexei Grigorievich Razumovsky (Алексей Григорьевич Разумовский Олексій Григорович Розумовський Olexii The elder Rasumovsky's late Baroque palace on the Nevsky Prospekt is a minor landmark in Saint Petersburg. Baroque art redirects here Please disambiguate such links to Baroque painting, Baroque sculpture, etc Nevsky Prospekt (Не́вский проспе́кт or the Nevsky Avenue, is the main street in the city of St Petersburg. Saint Petersburg ( tr: Sankt-Peterburg,) is a city and a federal subject of Russia located on the Neva River In 1792 Andres Kyrillovitch was appointed the Tsar's diplomatic representative to the Habsburg court in Vienna, one of the crucial diplomatic posts during the Napoleonic era. Year 1792 ( MDCCXCII) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Vienna ( in Wien; see also other names) is the Capital of Austria, and is also one of the nine States of Austria. Timeline of the Napoleonic eraThe Napoleonic Era is a period in the History of France and Europe He was a chief negotiator during the Congress of Vienna that resettled Europe in 1814, and asserted Russian rights in Poland. The Congress of Vienna was a conference of ambassadors of the major powers of Europe, chaired by the Austrian statesman Clemens Wenzel von Metternich Year 1814 ( MDCCCXIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
In 1808 he established a house string quartet consisting of Ignaz Schuppanzigh, Weiss, Kraft and Sina. Year 1808 ( MDCCCVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Ignaz Schuppanzigh November 20, 1776 – March 2, 1830, was a violinist friend and teacher of Beethoven, and leader of Count Razumovsky was known as a competent torban (Ukrainian theorbo) player. The torban or teorban is a Ukrainian Musical instrument that combines the features of the Baroque Lute with those of the Psaltery. A theorbo (tiorba also tuorbe; tiorba Theorbe is a plucked string instrument Of four torbans known to have been in his possession one is preserved in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
The Palais Rasumofsky in Vienna
(contemporary etching by Eduard Gurk)
He built a magnificent Neoclassic embassy worthy of the representative of Alexander I, at his own expense, in Landstraße, quite close to the city, and filled it with antiquities and modern works of art . For other uses of etch or etching, see Etching (disambiguation, for the history of the method see Old master prints. Neoclassicism (sometimes rendered as Neo-Classicism or Neo-classicism) is the name given to quite distinct movements in the decorative and Alexander I of Russia ( Russian: Александр I Павлович / Aleksandr I Pavlovich (23 December 1777 – November 19 1825 served as Emperor of Landstraße (literally "country road" in German) is the third district of Vienna. On New Year's Eve 1814, he held a glittering ball with the new Tsar Nicholas I as guest of honor. New Year's Eve is on December 31, the final day of the Gregorian year and the day before New Year's Day. Year 1814 ( MDCCCXIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Probably the only person in Vienna who was invited but did not go, was Beethoven. To accommodate the guests, Razumovsky erected a temporary ballroom extension, heated by a flue from the palace. A flue is a duct, Pipe, or Chimney for conveying Exhaust gases from a Fireplace, Furnace, Water heater, After all the guests had gone, the flue caught fire, setting the ballroom ablaze and burning out roomfuls of art in the palace. Rasumovsky, though he was raised to Prince the following year, was never the same. He lived in seclusion in Vienna until his death in 1836.
There is a portrait of Razumovsky at the Vienna Kunsthistorisches Museum.