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Shostakovich, Dmitry (opera) (Dmitriyevich )locked

  • Laurel Fay

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(b St Petersburg, 12/Sept 25, 1906; d Moscow, Aug 9, 1975). Russian composer . His central importance as a composer of symphonic and chamber music is not matched by his contribution to opera, which was greatly affected by his brush with political authority in the 1930s....

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