Debussy

[ deb-yoo-see, dey-byoo-, duh-byoo-see; French duh-by-see ]
/ ˌdɛb yʊˈsi, ˌdeɪ byʊ-, dəˈbyu si; French də büˈsi /
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noun

Claude A·chille [klawd uh-sheel; French klohd a-sheel] /klɔd əˈʃil; French kloʊd aˈʃil/, 1862–1918, French composer.

Related formsDe·bus·sy·an [dih-byoo-see-uh n] /dɪˈbyu si ən/, adjective

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Debussy

/ (dəˈbjuːsɪ, ˈdeɪbjuːsɪ, French dəbysi) /

noun

(Achille) Claude (klod). 1862–1918, French composer and critic, the creator of impressionism in music and a profound influence on contemporary composition. His works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894) and La Mer (1905) for orchestra, the opera Pelléas et Mélisande (1902), and many piano pieces and song settings
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