Glinka Mikhail Ivanovich
Related to Glinka Mikhail Ivanovich: Michael Ivanovich Glinka
Glin·ka(glĭng′kə, glyēn′kə), Mikhail Ivanovich 1804-1857.
Russian composer considered the founder of Russian nationalistic music. His works include the operas A Life for the Czar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842).
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