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[goo-noh; French goo-noh]
  1. Charles Fran·çois [chahrlz fran-swah; French sharl frahn-swa] /tʃɑrlz frænˈswɑ; French ʃarl frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1818–93, French composer.
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Historical Examples of gounod

  • Her fingers, prompted by a note, had gone from it into Gounod.

    The Paliser case

    Edgar Saltus

  • They have not come out because of Gounod, they p. 301have come because of you.


    Henry Festing Jones

  • He may indeed be said to have been at least as much influenced by Gounod as by Wagner.

  • Boto, in his setting, sounds Goethe's drama to greater depths than Gounod.

  • Gounod's first works, in Rome and after his return from there, were religious.

British Dictionary definitions for gounod


  1. Charles François (ʃarl frɑ̃swa). 1818–93, French composer of the operas Faust (1859) and Romeo and Juliet (1867)
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