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Prokofiev

[pruh-kaw-fee-uh f, -ef, -koh-; Russian pruh-kaw-fyif] /prəˈkɔ fi əf, -ˌɛf, -ˈkoʊ-; Russian prʌˈkɔ fyɪf/
noun
1.
Sergei Sergeevich
[syir-gyey syir-gye-yi-vyich] /syɪrˈgyeɪ syɪrˈgyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1891–1953, Russian composer.
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  • I also saw Prokofiev, whom Diaghileff had summoned from Russia to discuss the composition of a ballet he had commissioned.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
  • I had been out with my sons to see Prokofiev, who was living in the neighborhood.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
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Prokofiev

/prəˈkɒfɪˌɛf; Russian praˈkɔfjɪf/
noun
1.
Sergei Sergeyevich (sɪrˈɡjej sɪrˈɡjejɪvitʃ). 1891–1953, Soviet composer. His compositions include the orchestral fairy tale Peter and the Wolf (1936), the opera The Love for Three Oranges (1921), and seven symphonies
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