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Aleksandr Nikolaevich
[al-ig-zan-der nik-uh-lahy-uh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ˌnɪk əˈlaɪ ə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1872–1915, Russian composer and pianist.
Historical Examples

He evidently understands Scriabin, and is determined to make his audience understand him.
The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various

But Scriabin is no advance on Chopin, only a retrogression from him.
The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various

M. Briantchaninov, an intimate friend of Scriabin, telegraphed the news of the composer’s death to a friend in England.
New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 3, June, 1915 Various

Aleksandr Nikolayevich (alɪkˈsandr nikaˈlajɪvitʃ). 1872–1915, Russian composer, whose works came increasingly to express his theosophic beliefs. He wrote many piano works; his orchestral compositions include Prometheus (1911)


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