Share this entry

Share this page

Prokofiev, Sergei

Syllabification: Pro·ko·fi·ev, Sergei
Pronunciation: /prōˈkôfēˌef

Definition of Prokofiev, Sergei in English:

( 1891–1953), Russian composer; full name Sergei Sergeevich Prokofiev. Notable works include the opera The Love for Three Oranges (1919), the Lieutenant Kijé suite (1934), the ballet music for Romeo and Juliet (1935–36), and Peter and the Wolf (1936).

Definition of Prokofiev, Sergei in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day apathetic
Pronunciation: ˌapəˈTHedik
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern