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Sibelius

[ si-bey-lee-uhs, -beyl-yuhs; Finnish si-bey-lyoos ]
/ sɪˈbeɪ li əs, -ˈbeɪl yəs; Finnish sɪˈbeɪ lyʊs /
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Jean (Ju·li·us Chris·tian) [zhahn -yoo-lyoos -kris-tyahn], /ʒɑn ˈyu lyʊs ˈkrɪs tyɑn/, 1865–1957, Finnish composer.

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Sibelius
/ (sɪˈbeɪlɪəs) /

noun

Jean (ʒan). 1865–1957, Finnish composer, noted for his seven symphonies, his symphonic poems, such as Finlandia (1900) and Tapiola (1925), and his violin concerto (1905)
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