Dargomijsky, Aleksandr Sergeyevich

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Aleksandr Sergeyevich Dargomijsky (əlyĬksän´dər syĬrgā´əvĬch därgōmē´skī), 1813–69, Russian composer. He and Glinka brought nationalism to Russian music, strongly influencing the next generation of composers. Among his works are three operas: Esmeralda, (1847); Russalka (1856); and The Stone Guest (1872).

See M. D. Calvocoressi and G. Abraham, Masters of Russian Music (1936).