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Mussorgsky, Modest

Line breaks: Mo¦dest Mus|sorg¦sky
Pronunciation: /məˈsɔːgski
 
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(also Moussorgsky)
  • (1839–81), Russian composer; full name Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky. His best-known works include the opera Boris Godunov (1874), Songs and Dances of Death (1875-7), and the piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition (1874).

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