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Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

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(3280) Grétry

1933 SJ. Discovered 1933 Sept. 17 by F. Rigaux at Uccle.

Named in memory of André Grétry (1741–1813), composer from Liège, particularly known for his comic operas, although his compositions included symphonies and a requiem. (M 12210)

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