Meaning of Rostropovich

Ros•tro•po•vich

Pronunciation: (ros"tru-pō'vich Russ. ru-stru-pô'vyich), [key]
  1. born 1927, Soviet cellist and conductor, in the U.S. since 1974 (husband of Galina Vishnevskaya).
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