Definition of Glinka, Mikhail in US English:

Glinka, Mikhail

proper noun

  • (1804–57), Russian composer; full name Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. He is considered the father of the Russian national school of music. Notable operas: A Life for the Czar (1836) and Russlan and Ludmilla (1842).

Pronunciation

Glinka, Mikhail

/ˈɡliNGkə/