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[moo-sawrg-skee, -zawrg-; Russian moo-suhrk-skyee]
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  1. Mo·dest Pe·tro·vich [moh-dest pi-troh-vich; Russian muh-dyest pyi-traw-vyich] /moʊˈdɛst pɪˈtroʊ vɪtʃ; Russian mʌˈdyɛst pyɪˈtrɔ vyɪtʃ/, 1839–81, Russian composer.
Also Mous·sorg·ski, Mussorgski, Mussorgsky.
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Examples from the Web for moussorgsky

Historical Examples

  • Moussorgsky abandoned The Match-Maker after completing the first act.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Moussorgsky handles his ecclesiastical themes with sure knowledge.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Thus Moussorgsky, with all his ugliness, speaks a new idiom.

  • The q-b said Moussorgsky was her favourite musician, for opera.

    Sea and Sardinia

    D. H. Lawrence

  • He had decided to give Moussorgsky's Khovanstchina in the next Paris season.

    An Autobiography

    Igor Stravinsky

British Dictionary definitions for moussorgsky


  1. a variant spelling of (Modest Petrovich) Mussorgsky
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