Definition of Gluck, Christoph Willibald von in English:

Gluck, Christoph Willibald von

proper noun

  • (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).

Pronunciation

Gluck, Christoph Willibald von

/ɡlʊk/