Shostakovich

[ shos-tuh-koh-vich; Russian shuh-stuh-kaw-vyich ]
/ ˌʃɒs təˈkoʊ vɪtʃ; Russian ʃə stəˈkɔ vyɪtʃ /

noun

Di·mi·tri Di·mi·tri·e·vich [dih-mee-tree di-mee-tree-uh-vich; Russian dmyee-tryee dmyee-tryi-yi-vyich] /dɪˈmi tri dɪˈmi tri ə vɪtʃ; Russian ˈdmyi tryi ˈdmyi tryɪ yɪ vyɪtʃ/,1906–75, Russian composer.

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Shostakovich
/ (ˌʃɒstəˈkəʊvɪtʃ, Russian ʃəstaˈkɔvitʃ) /

noun

Dmitri Dmitriyevich (ˈdmitrij ˈdmitrijɪvitʃ). 1906–75, Soviet composer, noted esp for his 15 symphonies and his chamber music
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