m. mussorgski


[moo-sawrg-skee, -zawrg-; Russian moo-suhrk-skyee]
Modest Petrovich [moh-dest pi-troh-vich; Russian muh-dyest pyi-traw-vyich] , 1839–81, Russian composer.
Also, Moussorgski, Mussorgski, Mussorgsky.
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[moo-sawrg-skee, -zawrg-; Russian moo-suhrg-skyee]
Modest Petrovich [moh-dest pi-troh-vich; Russian muh-dyest pyi-traw-vyich] , Moussorgsky, Modest Petrovich.
Also, Mussorgski.
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Moussorgsky (mʊˈsɔːɡskɪ, Russian ˈmusərkskij)
a variant spelling of (Modest Petrovich) Mussorgsky

Mussorgsky or Moussorgsky (mʊˈsɔːɡskɪ, Russian ˈmusərkskij, mʊˈsɔːɡskɪ, Russian ˈmusərkskij)
Modest Petrovich (maˈdɛst pɪˈtrɔvitʃ). 1839--81, Russian composer. He translated inflections of speech into melody in such works as the song cycle Songs and Dances of Death (1875--77) and the opera Boris Godunov (1874). His other works include Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) for piano
Moussorgsky or Moussorgsky

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