Grimm, Friedrich Melchior, Baron

Grimm, Friedrich Melchior, Baron

(frē`drĭkh mĕl`khēôr bärōn` grĭm), 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 EnlightenmentEnlightenment,
term applied to the mainstream of thought of 18th-century Europe and America. Background and Basic Tenets

The scientific and intellectual developments of the 17th cent.
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