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Chabrier

[shah-bree-ey; French sha-bree-ey] /ˈʃɑ briˌeɪ; French ʃa briˈeɪ/
noun
1.
Alexis Emmanuel
[uh-lek-sis i-man-yoo-uh l;; French a-lek-see e-ma-ny-el] /əˈlɛk sɪs ɪˈmæn yu əl;; French a lɛkˈsi ɛ ma nüˈɛl/ (Show IPA),
1841–94, French composer.
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  • Chabrier is said to be at work upon an opera entitled "Briseis."

    Masters of French Music Arthur Hervey
  • Then she handed a hundred franc note to Mme. Chabrier 'for the household.'

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
  • According to Chabrier, the wing has only one period of activity.

  • Mme. Chabrier (who had come down) was exceedingly alarmed, and said that Alexandre Wolff would perhaps come and kill them.

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
  • He asked me therefore to write a letter in which I would certify that I (Chabrier) had myself opened the pocket-book.

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
  • Vast talents such as those of Bizet and Chabrier were making themselves felt.

    Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
  • At his funeral Chabrier said, "His family, his pupils, his immortal art: violà all his life!"

  • The intense admiration that Chabrier entertains towards Wagner has not obscured the individuality of his own musical ideas.

    Masters of French Music Arthur Hervey
  • For some reason, which I do not pretend to fathom, Chabrier has introduced a popular Irish melody into his score!

    Masters of French Music Arthur Hervey
British Dictionary definitions for Chabrier

Chabrier

/ˈʃæbrɪeɪ; French ʃabrie/
noun
1.
(Alexis) Emmanuel (emanɥɛl). 1841–94, French composer; noted esp for the orchestral rhapsody España (1883)
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