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[mahy-er-beer; German mahy-uhr-beyr]
  1. Gia·co·mo [jah-kaw-maw] /ˈdʒɑ kɔ mɔ/, Jakob Liebmann Beer, 1791–1864, German composer.
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Historical Examples

  • Meyerbeer's influence, about 1830 to 1840, was supreme upon the stage.

    A Popular History of the Art of Music

    W. S. B. Mathews

  • In 1843 his "Rienzi" was accepted at Dresden, through the influence of Meyerbeer.

  • In Paris, in July, 1870, the war was brought out like an opera of Meyerbeer.

  • The Abbot was a famous musician and organist, the teacher of Meyerbeer.

  • Meyerbeer, it is said, was also weak in counterpoint and fugue.

    The Merry-Go-Round

    Carl Van Vechten

British Dictionary definitions for meyerbeer


  1. Giacomo (ˈdʒaːkomo), real name Jakob Liebmann Beer. 1791–1864, German composer, esp of operas, such as Robert le diable (1831) and Les Huguenots (1836)
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