Definition of Monteverdi, Claudio in English:

Monteverdi, Claudio

proper noun

  • (1567–1643), Italian composer. His madrigals are noted for their use of harmonic dissonance; other important works include his opera Orfeo (1607) and his sacred Vespers (1610).

Pronunciation

Monteverdi, Claudio

/ˌmɒntɪˈvɛːdi/