Definition of Glinka, Mikhail in English:

Glinka, Mikhail

proper noun

  • (1804–57), Russian composer; full name Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. Regarded as the father of the Russian national school of music, he is best known for his operas "A Life for the Tsar" (1836) and "Russlan and Ludmilla" (1842).

Pronunciation

Glinka, Mikhail

/ˈɡlɪŋkə/