- 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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At twenty Glinka took singing lessons from the Italian Belloli.
There is no doubt, writes Glinka, that I owe more to Dehn than to any of my masters.
Glinka was the first inspired interpreter of the Russian nationality in music.
He is seeking, in fact, to fuse Glinka and Wagner, and produce a Russian music-drama.
I can only say no one loves and appreciates Glinka more than I do.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
- 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)