Definition of Beaumarchais, Pierre de in English:

Share this entry

Beaumarchais, Pierre de

Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊmɑːˌʃeɪ/
Pronunciation: /bomaʀʃɛ/
(1732–99), French playwright; 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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Pierre de Beau|mar¦chais

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.