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[suh l-yair-ee, sal-; Italian sah-lye-ree]
  1. An·to·nio [an-toh-nee-oh; Italian ahn-taw-nyaw] /ænˈtoʊ ni oʊ; Italian ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1750–1825, Italian composer and conductor.
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Examples from the Web for salieri

Historical Examples of salieri

  • Here he became a pupil of Czerny, Salieri and Randhartinger.

    A Popular History of the Art of Music

    W. S. B. Mathews

  • How far, after all, was Salieri capable of influencing the music of his day?

  • Salieri had no reason for combating the Emperor's inclinations, since they were also his own.

  • But Salieri was much too cautious to allow Mozart to attain to such a position.

  • Salieri and all his adherents will move heaven and earth against it.

British Dictionary definitions for salieri


  1. Antonio (anˈtonjo). 1750–1825, Italian composer and conductor, who worked in Vienna (from 1766). The suggestion that he poisoned Mozart has no foundation
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