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Messiaen, Olivier

Pronunciation: /mesˈyäN/
(1908–92), French composer; full name Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles Messiaen. His music was influenced by Greek and Hindu rhythms, birdsong, Stravinsky, Debussy, and his Roman Catholic faith.

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Syllabification: Mes·siaen, Olivier

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