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Les Six Line breaks: Les Six
Pronunciation: /leɪ ˈsiːs/
/le sis/
(also the Six)

Definition of Les Six in English:

A group of six Parisian composers (Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Germaine Tailleferre, Georges Auric, and Francis Poulenc) formed after the First World War, whose music represents a reaction against romanticism and impressionism.


French, literally 'the Six'.

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