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/