- (Clé·ment Phi·li·bert) Lé·o [kley-mahn fee-lee-ber ley-aw] /kleɪˈmɑ̃ fi liˈbɛr leɪˈɔ/, 1836–91, French composer, especially of operas, operettas, and ballets.
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Examples from the Web for delibes
Opera in three acts by Delibes; libretto by Gille and Gondinet.The Complete Opera Book
Delibes and I were both asked to conduct an act from one of our works.My Recollections
The most popular ballets of to-day are the Coppelia and Sylvia of Delibes.
Delibes chose me to sing a performance of his Lakm at Brussels.
Delibes shows a distinct German influence in his song-writing.The Complete Club Book for Women
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- (Clément Philibert) Léo (leo). 1836–91, French composer, noted particularly for his ballets Coppélia (1870) and Sylvia (1876), and the opera Lakmé (1883)
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