Chabrier

[ shah-bree-ey; French sha-bree-ey ]

noun
  1. A·lex·is Em·man·u·el [uh-lek-sis i-man-yoo-uhl; French a-lek-seee-ma-ny-el], /əˈlɛk sɪs ɪˈmæn yu əl; French a lɛkˈsi ɛ ma nüˈɛl/, 1841–94, French composer.

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How to use Chabrier in a sentence

  • 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
  • M. Chabrier and I were in the room, a few yards from the bed.

    My Memoirs | Marguerite Steinheil
  • On the way M. Chabrier kept telling me what I was to tell you.

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

    Musical Portraits | Paul Rosenfeld

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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