m.i. glinka


[gling-kuh; Russian glyeen-kuh]
Mikhail Ivanovich [mi-kah-eel i-vah-nuh-vich; Russian myi-khuh-yeel ee-vah-nuh-vyich] , 1803–57, Russian composer.
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Glinka (Russian ˈɡlinkə)
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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