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10. Sergei Prokofiev
Prokofiev is just a big deal in terms of composing generally. He wrote the amazing Romeo and Juliet ballet as well as the music for Peter and the Wolf. He began working on films in his native land of Russia. He’s also worked with Sergei Eisenstein, who’s like the Elvis Presley of Soviet Montage, on a number of his films such as Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1958).