Definition of Rostropovich, Mstislav in English:

Rostropovich, Mstislav

proper noun

  • (1927–2007), Russian cellist, pianist, and conductor; full name Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich. He came to the US in 1975 and was music director and conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC, 1977–94.

Pronunciation:

Rostropovich, Mstislav

/ˌrästrəˈpōviCH/