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Messiaen

[mes-yahn] /mɛsˈyɑ̃/
noun
1.
Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles
[aw-lee-vyey œ-zhen praw-sper sharl] /ɔ liˈvyeɪ œˈʒɛn prɔˈspɛr ʃarl/ (Show IPA),
1908–92, French composer and organist.
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Messiaen

/French mɛsjɑ̃/
noun
1.
Olivier (ɔlivje). 1908–92, French composer and organist. His music is distinguished by its rhythmic intricacy; he was influenced by Hindu and Greek rhythms and bird song
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