[ koopuh-ran ]

  1. Fran·çois [frahn-swa], /frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1668–1733, French composer.

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How to use Couperin in a sentence

  • But, in this regard at least, the old German Froberger was another Couperin.

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  • Infusing his own vital emotions into polyphonic forms he gave the piano far grander tone-pictures than those of Couperin.

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  • The publisher Durand set to work on his great editions of Rameau and Couperin.

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  • He speaks as intimately as ever in "Le Tombeau de Couperin."

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British Dictionary definitions for Couperin


/ (French kuprɛ̃) /

  1. François (frɑ̃swa). 1668–1733, French composer, noted for his harpsichord suites and organ music

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