Definition of Mussorgsky, Modest in English:

Mussorgsky, Modest

(also Moussorgsky)

proper noun

  • (1839–81), Russian composer; full name Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky. His best-known works include the opera "Boris Godunov" (1874), "Songs and Dances of Death" (1875–7), and the piano suite "Pictures at an Exhibition" (1874).

Pronunciation

Mussorgsky, Modest

/məˈsɔːɡski/