Moussorgsky

[ moo-sawrg-skee, -zawrg-; Russian moo-suhrk-skyee ]
/ mʊˈsɔrg ski, -ˈzɔrg-; Russian ˈmu sərk skyi /

noun

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.

Definition for modest mussorgski (2 of 2)

Mussorgsky

or Mus·sorg·ski

[ moo-sawrg-skee, -zawrg-; Russian moo-suhrg-skyee ]
/ mʊˈsɔrg ski, -ˈzɔrg-; Russian ˈmu sərg skyi /

noun

Mo·dest Pe·tro·vich [moh-dest pi-troh-vich; Russian muh-dyest pyi-traw-vyich] /moʊˈdɛst pɪˈtroʊ vɪtʃ; Russian mʌˈdyɛst pyɪˈtrɔ vyɪtʃ/. Moussorgsky, Modest Petrovich.

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British Dictionary definitions for modest mussorgski (1 of 2)

Moussorgsky

/ (mʊˈsɔːɡskɪ, Russian ˈmusərkskij) /

noun

a variant spelling of (Modest Petrovich) Mussorgsky

British Dictionary definitions for modest mussorgski (2 of 2)

Mussorgsky

Moussorgsky

/ (mʊˈsɔːɡskɪ, Russian ˈmusərkskij) /

noun

Modest Petrovich (maˈdɛst pɪˈtrɔvitʃ). 1839–81, Russian composer. He translated inflections of speech into melody in such works as the song cycle Songs and Dances of Death (1875–77) and the opera Boris Godunov (1874). His other works include Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) for piano

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