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Glinka

[gling-kuh; Russian glyeen-kuh] /ˈglɪŋ kə; Russian ˈglyin kə/
noun
1.
Mikhail Ivanovich
[mi-kah-eel i-vah-nuh-vich;; Russian myi-khuh-yeel ee-vah-nuh-vyich] /mɪ kɑˈil ɪˈvɑ nə vɪtʃ;; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1803–57, Russian composer.
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Glinka

/Russian ˈɡlinkə/
noun
1.
Mikhail Ivanovich (mixaˈil iˈvanəvitʃ). 1803–57, Russian composer who pioneered the Russian national school of music. His works include the operas A Life for the Tsar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842)
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