Definition of Sibelius, Jean in English:

Sibelius, Jean

proper noun

  • (1865–1957), Finnish composer; born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius. His affinity with his country's landscape and legends, especially the epic "Kalevala", is expressed in a series of tone poems including "The Swan of Tuonela" (1893), "Finlandia" (1899), and "Tapiola" (1925).

Pronunciation

Sibelius, Jean

/sɪˈbeɪlɪəs/