Dmitri Shostakovich

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Noun1.Dmitri Shostakovich - Russian composer best known for his fifteen symphonies (1906-1975)
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DIMITRI Shostakovich is best known for his serious symphonies and string quartets, but the composer also had a lighter side to his musical personality.
Yet he stayed with 20th century music - and instead opted for a composition by Russian Dimitri Shostakovich to create The Dance House.
Darlington poet Joanna Boulter, who received a Northern Promise Award in 2002 to help her complete the manuscript of her first poetry collection, Twenty Four Preludes and Fugues on Dimitri Shostakovich.