Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Lully: Rameau, Couperin
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Lully

Spanish philosopher (1235-1315)

French composer (born in Italy) who was the court composer to Louis XIV and founded the national French opera (1632-1687)

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Supposedly, the fall out led to Quinault's disgrace and censure at the court, thus depriving Lully of his favorite librettist.
"What a piece to be doing at that time," he says of Lully's love-meets-politics opera, "with the story of the Muslim princess and the Christian knight who fall in love.
Bride-to-be Lully is 16 and as Irish as they come, despite never having set foot in the country.
Bride-to-be Lully, who's 16, is as Irish as they come, despite never having set foot in the country.
Francois Couperin, an eminent French organist and harpsichordist in the Baroque Era, wrote the first piece, "L'Apotheose de Lully" in 1725.
McKenzi; Fugatango, Steve Waterman; Air des Espagnoles, Jean Baptiste Lully, arr.
The first four essays describe Ramus and his theories in Britain; the remainder explore his impact on the work of European thinkers such as Lully, Brynjolf Sveinsson, and the celebrated 17th-century educational theorist Comenius.
Dancing feet, elegantly slippered and superbly arched, propelled both King Louis IV and his court composer Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) to heights of power and glory.
Its composer, one Robert Cambert, soon ceded place to the far more gifted and ruthless JeanBaptiste Lully, who transcended his Tuscan birth and his unorthodox sexual preferences to become more French than the French.
It is associated with composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Jean-Baptiste Lully, George Frideric Handel, Arcangelo Corelliy, Claudio Monteverdi, Jean-Philippe Rameau and Henry Purcell.
'Bethlehem Down' came fourth and Lully, Lulla rounded off the top five.
The lively endurance of patristic writings into the seventeenth century, such as the Duodecim Principia Philosophiae by the Doctor Illuminatus, Raymond Lully (Ramon Lull), of which it has long been known that John Donne possessed a copy, is for Albrecht prima facie evidence for that view.