Piatigorsky

[ pyah-ti-gawr-skee, pyat-i- ]
/ ˌpyɑ tɪˈgɔr ski, ˌpyæt ɪ- /

noun

Greg·or [greg-er], /ˈgrɛg ər/, 1903–76, U.S. cellist, born in Russia.

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