Dargomijsky, Aleksandr Sergeyevich

Dargomijsky, Aleksandr Sergeyevich

Dargomijsky, Aleksandr Sergeyevich (əlyĭksänˈdər syĭrgāˈəvĭch därgōmēˈskī), 1813–69, Russian composer. He and Glinka brought nationalism to Russian music, strongly influencing the next generation of composers. Among his works are three operas: Esmeralda, (1847); Russalka (1856); and The Stone Guest (1872).

Bibliography

See M. D. Calvocoressi and G. Abraham, Masters of Russian Music (1936).

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