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Borodin

[bawr-uh-deen, bor-; Russian buh-ruh-dyeen]
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noun
  1. A·le·ksan·dr Por·fi·re·vich [al-ig-zan-der pawr-feer-uh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr puhr-fyee-ryi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər pɔrˈfɪər ə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr pʌrˈfyi ryɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1833–87, Russian composer and chemist.
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Historical Examples

  • Rimsky-Korsakov was in the Imperial navy, and Borodin was a professor of chemistry.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Borodin took his work very seriously, as we might expect from a scientist.

    The Russian Opera

    Rosa Newmarch

  • Nor did he feel within himself Borodin's rich and vivid sense of the past.

    Musical Portraits

    Paul Rosenfeld

  • Borodin's music is a reading of Russia's destiny in the book of her past.

    Musical Portraits

    Paul Rosenfeld

  • Borodin the composer is after all only the composer of a few fragments.

    Musical Portraits

    Paul Rosenfeld


British Dictionary definitions for borodin

Borodin

noun
  1. Aleksandr Porfirevich (alɪkˈsandr pərfiˈrjevitʃ). 1834–87, Russian composer, whose works include the unfinished opera Prince Igor, symphonies, songs, and chamber music
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