Definition of Mussorgsky, Modest in English:

Mussorgsky, Modest

(also Moussorgsky)

Pronunciation /məˈsôrɡskē/ /məˈsɔrɡski/

proper noun

  • (1839–81), Russian composer; full name Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky. He wrote the opera Boris Godunov (1874) and Songs and Dances of Death (1875–77).