Shostakovich[s̸hō̂′stä kō̂′vic̸h; E s̸häs′tə kō′vic̸h]
Shostakovich definition by Webster's New World
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Shostakovich, Dmitri 1906-75; Russ. composer
Shostakovich definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Dimitri 1906-1975.
Russian composer particularly known for his 15 symphonies (1925-1971). He also wrote chamber music, concertos, operas, and ballets.