Glinka

[ gling-kuh; Russian glyeen-kuh ]
/ ˈglɪŋ kə; Russian ˈglyin kə /

noun

Mi·kha·il I·va·no·vich [mi-kah-eel i-vah-nuh-vich; Russian myi-khuh-yeel ee-vah-nuh-vyich] /mɪ kɑˈil ɪˈvɑ nə vɪtʃ; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/, 1803–57, Russian composer.
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Glinka

/ (Russian ˈɡlinkə) /

noun

Mikhail Ivanovich (mixaˈil iˈvanəvitʃ). 1803–57, Russian composer who pioneered the Russian national school of music. His works include the operas A Life for the Tsar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842)
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