SERGIUS NICOLAIEVICH GLINKA
\sˈɜːd͡ʒɪəs nˈɪkəlˌe͡ɪəvˌɪt͡ʃ ɡlˈɪŋkə], \sˈɜːdʒɪəs nˈɪkəlˌeɪəvˌɪtʃ ɡlˈɪŋkə], \s_ˈɜː_dʒ_ɪ__ə_s n_ˈɪ_k_ə_l_ˌeɪ_ə_v_ˌɪ_tʃ ɡ_l_ˈɪ_ŋ_k_ə]\
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A Russian poet and writer of juvenile literature; brother of Fedor; born in Smolensk in 1774 or 1771; died at Moscow in 1847. He entered the military service and rose to the rank of major, when he retired. His literary work was devoted mainly to the young and their training. "Readings for Children", "History of Russia for the Use of Boys and Girls". and similar books, are highly esteemed. He also composed a few plays in verse, edited the Russian Messenger, and translated Young's "Night Thoughts".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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