\ɐdˈalbət bˌɒɡəslˈavskɪ], \ɐdˈalbət bˌɒɡəslˈavskɪ], \ɐ_d_ˈa_l_b_ə_t b_ˌɒ_ɡ_ə_s_l_ˈa_v_s_k_ɪ]\
Definitions of ADALBERT BOGUSLAVSKI
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A Polish dramatist (1759-1829); born near Posen. He composed the first opera ever written in the Polish language. For several years he was director of theatres in various towns, and in 1790 became director of the National Theatre at Warsaw. As an actor he excelled alike in tragedy and in comedy, and he formed many pupils who gained high distinction on the stage. The best of his dramatic compositions is the popular melodrama "The Wonder, or the Men of Krakau and the Mountaineers".
By Charles Dudley Warner