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(Clément Philibert) Léo Delibes

Delibes, (Clément Philibert) Léo (1836–91), French composer. Initially known for his lighter works and operettas, some written in collaboration with Offenbach, he set new standards for ballet music with Coppélia (1870) and Sylvia (1876), and wrote the grand opera Lakmé (1883).

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