Definition of Debussy, Claude in English:

Debussy, Claude

proper noun

  • (1862–1918), French composer and critic; full name Achille Claude Debussy. He incorporated the ideas of impressionist art and symbolist poetry into music, using melodies based on the whole-tone scale and delicate harmonies that exploit overtones.

Pronunciation:

Debussy, Claude

/ˌdebyo͝oˈsē//ˌdā-/