Definition of Ives, Charles in English:

Ives, Charles

proper noun

  • (1874–1954), US composer, noted for his use of polyrhythms, polytonality, quarter-tones, and aleatoric techniques; full name Charles Edward Ives. Notable works: "The Unanswered Question" (1906), "Three Places in New England" (1903–14), and "Concord" (1915)

Pronunciation:

Ives, Charles

/īvz/