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[foh-rey] /foʊˈreɪ/
Gabriel Urbain
[ga-bree-el oor-ban] /ga briˈɛl urˈbɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1845–1924, French composer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Were the piano to be abolished how could you have the exquisite joy of hearing faure in your own chamber?

    Franz Liszt James Huneker
  • The famous baritone, faure, was the Hol of the Paris production.

  • faure and Madame Patti gave some fine performances in London.

    Musical Memories Camille Saint-Sans
  • Should I keep them, send them to Mme. faure, or destroy them?

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
  • faure improved it somewhat by coating the lead plates with red-lead, thus increasing the capacity of the cell.

  • faure was born in 1830, and was the son of a singer at the church of Moulins.

  • Both M. and Mme. faure are extremely popular with the people, and are heartily cheered whenever they are seen in public.

    Worldly Ways and Byways Eliot Gregory
  • I certainly had the decency to hold my tongue while faure was singing.

    Phantom Fortune, A Novel M. E. Braddon
  • In the original production the fine rle of Rodrigo was taken by faure.

  • On the evening of the day after the funeral of President faure, my husband came into my room, and closed the door carefully.

    My Memoirs Marguerite Steinheil
British Dictionary definitions for faure


/ˈfɔːreɪ; French fore/
Gabriel (Urbain) (ɡabriɛl). 1845–1924, French composer and teacher, noted particularly for his song settings of French poems, esp those of Verlaine, his piano music, and his Messe de Requiem (1887)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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