Meaning of Purcellian in English:

Purcellian

Pronunciation /pəːˈsɛlɪən/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Purcell or his style of composition.

noun

  • A person who admires or emulates the music of Purcell.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Charles Gildon (c1665–1724), writer. From the name of Henry Purcell, English organist and composer + -ian.