Dmytro Stepanovych Bortniansky was a Russian composer of Ukrainian origin. He was one of the "Golden Three" of his era, along with Artem Vedel (Артемий Лукьянович Ведель) and Maksym Berezovsky (Максим Созонтович Березовский). Bortniansky composed in many different musical styles, including choral compositions in French, Italian, Latin, German, Old Church Slavonic and Russian. Student
Dmytro Bortniansky was born on October 28, 1751 in the city of Hlukhiv (present-day Ukraine), then under the Russian Empire (as Glukhov).