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Rameau, Jean-Philippe Line breaks: Jean-Philippe Ram¦eau
Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːməʊ/

Definition of Rameau, Jean-Philippe in English:

( 1683–1764), French composer, musical theorist, and organist. He is best known for his four volumes of harpsichord pieces (1706–41), which are noted for their bold harmonies and textural diversity.

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