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Lully, Jean-Baptiste

Syllabification: Lul·ly, Jean-Baptiste
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞olē, lYˈlē
 
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Definition of Lully, Jean-Baptiste in English:

( 1632–87), French composer, born in Italy; Italian name Giovanni Battista Lulli. His operas, which include Alceste (1674) and Armide (1686), mark the beginning of the French operatic tradition.

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