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Shos·ta·ko·vich(shŏs′tə-kō′vĭch, -kô′-, shə-stə-), Dmitri 1906-1975.
Russian composer known for his 15 symphonies (1925-1971). He also wrote chamber music, concertos, operas, and ballets.
Shostakovich(ˌʃɒstəˈkəʊvɪtʃ; Russian ʃəstaˈkɔvitʃ)
(Biography) Dmitri Dmitriyevich (ˈdmitrij ˈdmitrijɪvitʃ). 1906–75, Soviet composer, noted esp for his 15 symphonies and his chamber music
Sho•sta•ko•vich(ˌʃɒs təˈkoʊ vɪtʃ)
Dimitri Dimitrievich, 1906–75, Russian composer.