Transliterated from RussianИгорь (Igorʹ), a Varangian name derived from Old Norse Yngvarr, Ingvarr, from Yngvi (name of a god) + herr (“army”). Related to English Ivor.
Igor Sentence Examples
Igor was the leader of a raid against the heathen Polovtsi in 1185; at first successful, he was afterwards defeated and taken prisoner, but finally managed to escape.
His first symphony was written in 1862-1867; his opera Prince Igor, begun in 1869, was left unfinished at his death, and was completed by RimskyKorsakov and Glazounov (1889); his symphonic sketch, "In the Steppes" (1880) is, however, his best-known work.
At the close of Igor he again, though in an unofficial capacity, visited Europe and the United States; and in England he was created a G.C.B.
He continues to study with Vesna as well as with Igor Gruppman, one of the world's most respected concertmasters.
I wonder how many movie maniacs had an assistant called Igor?