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Pushkin, Aleksandr

Line breaks: Al¦ek|sandr Push|kin
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃkɪn
 
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  • (1799–1837), Russian poet, novelist, and dramatist; full name Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin. He wrote prolifically in many genres; his first success was the romantic narrative poem Ruslan and Ludmilla (1820). Other notable works include the verse novel Eugene Onegin (1833) and the blank-verse historical drama Boris Godunov (1831).

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody