Friedrich Melchior Grimm, Baron

Grimm, Friedrich Melchior, Baron (frēˈdrĭkh mĕlˈkhēôr bärōnˈ grĭm) [key], 1723–1807, German man of letters in France. He contributed to the Encyclopédie articles on music that were belligerently partial to Italian opera buffa. His Correspondance littéraire (1st complete ed. 1829–30) is an important source for the study of the Enlightenment.

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