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Gluck, Christoph Willibald von

Pronunciation: /ɡlʊk/
(1714–87), German composer. Gluck is noted for operas in which he sought a balance of music and drama and reduced the emphasis on the star singer. Examples are Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) and Iphigénie en Aulide (1774).
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