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Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804–57), Russian composer. His 2 operas, A Life for the Tsar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842), started a nationalistic Russian school of music.

See also: Opera.

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