Definition of Michelangelo in English:

Michelangelo

proper noun

  • (1475–1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet; full name Michelangelo Buonarroti.

A leading figure of the High Renaissance, Michelangelo established his reputation with sculptures such as the Pietà (c.1497–1500) and David (1501–4). Under papal patronage he decorated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome (1508–12) and painted the fresco The Last Judgement (1536–41), both important mannerist works. His architectural achievements include the completion of St Peter's in Rome (1546–64)

Pronunciation

Michelangelo

/ˌmʌɪk(ə)lˈandʒələʊ//ˌmɪk(ə)ˈlandʒələʊ/