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 (fō-rā′), Gabriel Urbain 1845-1924.
French composer chiefly noted for his songs, including the cycle La Bonne Chanson (1894), and for his Requiem (1890).
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(ˈfɔːreɪ; French fore)
(Biography) Gabriel (Urbain) (ɡabriɛl). 1845–1924, French composer and teacher, noted particularly for his song settings of French poems, esp those of Verlaine, his piano music, and his Messe de Requiem (1887)
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(fɔˈreɪ, foʊ-)

Gabriel Urbain, 1845–1924, French composer.
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