Definition of Les Six in English:

Les Six

(also the Six)

proper noun

  • A group of six Parisian composers (Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Germaine Tailleferre, Georges Auric, and Francis Poulenc) formed after the First World War, whose music represents a reaction against romanticism and impressionism.


French, literally ‘the Six’.


Les Six

/le sis//leɪ ˈsiːs/