Definition of Shostakovich, Dmitri in English:

Shostakovich, Dmitri

proper noun

  • (1906–75), Russian composer; full name Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich. Although he experimented with atonality and 12-note techniques, his music always returned to a basic tonality.

Pronunciation:

Shostakovich, Dmitri

/ˌSHästəˈkōviCH//ˌSHôstəˈkôviCH/