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  1. Ga·bri·el Ur·bain [ga-bree-el oor-ban] /ga briˈɛl urˈbɛ̃/, 1845–1924, French composer.
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Examples from the Web for faure

Historical Examples

  • In the original production the fine rle of Rodrigo was taken by Faure.

    The Complete Opera Book

    Gustav Kobb

  • The famous baritone, Faure, was the Hol of the Paris production.

  • Crucifix by Faure, the music is pitiable compared to the words.

  • Father Faure inquired of one of his judges: "For what crime am I in jail?"

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • On the piano stood the box with the comb which President Faure had given me.

    My Memoirs

    Marguerite Steinheil

British Dictionary definitions for faure


  1. 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)
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