Definition of Gluck, Christoph Willibald von in English:

Gluck, Christoph Willibald von

Line breaks: Chris|toph Willi|bald von Gluck
Pronunciation: /glʊk
 
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( 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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