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Borodin, Aleksandr

Line breaks: Al¦ek|sandr Boro|din
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒrədɪn
 
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Definition of Borodin, Aleksandr in English:

( 1833–87), Russian composer; full name Aleksandr Porfirevich Borodin. He is best known for the epic opera Prince Igor (completed after his death by Rimsky-Korsakov and Glazunov).

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