Definition of Monteverdi, Claudio in English:

Monteverdi, Claudio

Pronunciation /ˌməntəˈvərdē/ /ˌməntəˈvərdi/

proper noun

  • (1567–1643), Italian composer. He is noted for the use of harmonic dissonance in his madrigals. He wrote the opera Orfeo (1607) and Vespers (1610).