Chaliapin

[ shahl-yah-pin; Russian shuh-lyah-pyin ]
/ ʃɑlˈyɑ pɪn; Russian ʃʌˈlyɑ pyɪn /

noun

Fë·dor I·va·no·vich [fyaw-duhr ee-vah-nuh-vyich], /ˈfyɔ dər iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/, 1873–1938, Russian operatic bass.

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British Dictionary definitions for Chaliapin

Chaliapin
/ (Russian ʃaˈljapin) /

noun

Fyodor Ivanovich (ˈfjɔdər iˈvanəvitʃ). 1873–1938, Russian operatic bass singer
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