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Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai Syllabification: Rim·sky-Kor·sa·kov, Nikolai
Pronunciation: /ˌrimskē ˈkôrsəˌkôf/

Definition of Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai in English:

( 1844–1908), Russian composer; full name Nikolai Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov. He established his reputation with his orchestral suite Scheherazade (1888) and his many operas drawing on Russian and Slavic folk tales.

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