Pronunciation: (a-lā-vē'), [key]
1. Fro•men•tal Pronunciation: (frô-män-tal'), [key] (Jacques François Fromental Élie Lévy), 1790–1862, French composer, esp. of operas.
2. his nephew,Lu•do•vic Pronunciation: (ly-dô-vēk'), [key] 1834–1908, French novelist and playwright: librettist in collaboration with Henri Meilhac.
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