Alexander Borodin
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Borodin (1833 – 1887) was one of five Russian Romantic composers known as 'The Five'  dedicated to producing a uniquely Russian music. His most important works include In the Steppes of Central Asia and the opera, Prince Igor.  Borodin was also a noted doctor, chemist, and educator.
He also advocated women's rights in Russia and co-foundeed the School of Medicine for Women in St. Petersburg. For more, refer to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Borodin