Definition of Ravel, Maurice in English:

Ravel, Maurice

proper noun

  • (1875–1937), French composer; full name Maurice Joseph Ravel. His works are somewhat impressionistic in style, employing colourful orchestration and unresolved dissonances. Notable works: the ballets Daphnis and Chloë (1912) and Boléro (1928) and the orchestral work La Valse (1920).

Pronunciation

Ravel, Maurice

/raˈvɛl//ʀavɛl/