claude debussy


[deb-yoo-see, dey-byoo-, duh-byoo-see; French duh-by-see]
Claude Achille [klawd uh-sheel; French klohd a-sheel] , 1862–1918, French composer.

Debussyan [dih-byoo-see-uhn] , adjective Unabridged
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Debussy (dəˈbjuːsɪ, ˈdeɪbjuːsɪ, French dəbysi)
(Achille) Claude (klod). 1862--1918, French composer and critic, the creator of impressionism in music and a profound influence on contemporary composition. His works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894) and La Mer (1905) for orchestra, the opera Pelléas et Mélisande (1902), and many piano pieces and song settings

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