Definition of Beaumarchais, Pierre de in English:

Beaumarchais, Pierre de

Line breaks: Pierre de Beau|mar¦chais
Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊmɑːˌʃeɪ
, bomaʀʃɛ/
( 1732–99), French dramatist; full name Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. He is chiefly remembered for his comedies The Barber of Seville (1775) and The Marriage of Figaro (1784), which inspired operas by Rossini and Mozart.

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