[gling-kuh; Russianglyeen-kuh] /ˈglɪŋ kə; Russian ˈglyin kə/ Show IPA
Mikhail Ivanovich, 1803–57, Russian composer.
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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)