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Burney

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/ ˈbɜr ni /
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noun

Charles, 1726–1814, English organist, composer, and music historian.
his daughter, Frances or Fanny Madame D'Arblay, 1752–1840, English novelist and diarist.

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Burney
/ (ˈbɜːnɪ) /

noun

Charles . 1726–1814, English composer and music historian, whose books include A General History of Music (1776–89)
his daughter, Frances . known as Fanny; married name Madame D'Arblay . 1752–1840, English novelist and diarist: author of Evelina (1778). Her Diaries and Letters (1768–1840) are of historical interest
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