[a-lan ruh-ney] /aˈlɛ̃ rəˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), 1668–1747, French novelist and dramatist.
Alain-René (alɛ̃rəne). 1668–1747, French novelist and dramatist, author of the picaresque novel Gil Blas (1715–35)
Alberto [ahl-ber-too] /ɑlˈbɛr tʊ/ (Show IPA), 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut in France: designer and builder of dirigibles and airships. Historical Examples The period opens with the intrepid Santos-Dumont and his flights and falls over Paris. The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various But Santos-Dumont was able to surmount this and […]
Alessandro [ah-luh-sahn-droh;; Italian ah-les-sahn-draw] /ˌɑ ləˈsɑn droʊ;; Italian ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn drɔ/ (Show IPA), 1659–1725, Italian composer. his son Domenico [duh-men-i-koh;; Italian daw-me-nee-kaw] /dəˈmɛn ɪˌkoʊ;; Italian dɔˈmɛ niˌkɔ/ (Show IPA) 1685–1757, Italian harpsichordist, organist, and composer. Historical Examples These three types of vocal delivery remain valid, and are still used by composers in the same way […]
Adolf [ah-dawlf] /ˈɑ dɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1890–1965, Austrian statesman: president 1957–65.
Agnes, 1855–1950, U.S. essayist.
Alfred, 1934–1998, Russian composer. noun Alfred. 1934–98, Russian composer: his works include four symphonies, four violin concertos, choral, chamber, and film music