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 (rĭm′skē-kôr′sə-kôf′), Nikolai Andreyevich 1844-1908.
Russian composer whose operas and orchestral works were heavily influenced by traditional folk music.


(ˈrɪmskɪˈkɔːsəkɒf; Russian ˈrimskijˈkɔrsəkəf)
(Biography) Nikolai Andreyevich (nikaˈlaj anˈdrjejɪvitʃ). 1844–1908, Russian composer; noted for such works as the orchestral suite Scheherazade (1888) and the opera Le Coq d'or (first performed in 1910)


(ˈrɪm skiˈkɔr səˌkɔf, -ˌkɒf)

Nicolai Andreevich, 1844–1908, Russian composer.
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Noun1.Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian composer of operas and orchestral works; often used themes from folk music (1844-1908)
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