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Glinka, Mikhail

Line breaks: Mi|khail Glinka
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlɪŋkə
 
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Definition of Glinka, Mikhail in English:

( 1804–57), Russian composer; full name Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. Regarded as the father of the Russian national school of music, he is best known for his operas A Life for the Tsar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842).

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