n. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75), Russian composer, creator of "The Golden Age" and "Lady Macbeth of the District of Mzensk"; family name

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  • Shostakovich — [shō̂΄stä kō̂′vich; ] E [ shäs΄tə kō′vich] Dmitri [d mē′trē] 1906 75; Russ. composer …   English World dictionary

  • Shostakovich — Dmitri Schostakowitsch Anfang der vierziger Jahre Dmitri Dmitrijewitsch Schostakowitsch  Aussprache?/i (russisch Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович, wiss. Transliteration …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shostakovich — noun Russian composer best known for his fifteen symphonies (1906 1975) • Syn: ↑Dmitri Shostakovich, ↑Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich • Instance Hypernyms: ↑composer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shostakovich — Dmitri Chostakovitch « Chostakovitch » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Chostakovitch (homonymie). Dmitri Chostakovitch …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shostakovich — biographical name Dmitry Dmitriyevich 1906 1975 Soviet (Russian born) composer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shostakovich — /shos teuh koh vich/; Russ. /sheuh steuh kaw vyich/, n. Dimitri Dimitrievich /di mee tree di mee tree euh vich/; Russ. /dmyee trddyee dmyee trddyi yi vyich/, 1906 75, Russian composer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shostakovich — Shos|ta|ko|vich, Di|mi|tri (1906 75) a Russian ↑composer whose best known works are his symphonies and his ↑opera, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. The ↑Soviet government sometimes disapproved of his music because they considered that it did not express… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Shostakovich — Sho•sta•ko•vich [[t]ˌʃɒs təˈkoʊ vɪtʃ[/t]] n. big Dimitri Dimitrievich, 1906–75, Russian composer …   From formal English to slang

  • Shostakovich — /ʃɒstəˈkoʊvɪtʃ/ (say shostuh kohvich) noun Dimitri Dimitrievich /dɪˈmitri dɪˈmitrijəvɪtʃ/ (say di meetree di meetreeyuhvich), 1906–75, Russian composer of the Soviet era …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Shostakovich v. Twentieth Century-Fox — Film Corp., 80 N.Y.S.2d 575 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 1948), aff d, 87 N.Y.S.2d 430 (N.Y. App. Div. 1949), was a copyright lawsuit. In The Iron Curtain , a 1948 motion picture depicting Soviet espionage in Canada, Twentieth Century Fox used compositions by… …   Wikipedia

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