Christoph Willibald von Gluck

Standard Name: Gluck, Christoph Willibald von


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Intertextuality and Influence Alice Munro
The title (also that of the concluding story in the book) comes from a section at the end of Gluck 's opera Orfeo ed Euridice, 1762, which ends with Eurydice after all delivered from...
Leisure and Society Kate O'Brien
Having delighted in operatic music since her first introduction to Gilbert and Sullivan at an early age, she was admitted to listen to Maria Callas singing in a rehearsal of operas by Gluck and Verdi
Occupation Viola Tree
For her first major operatic role, VT sang the part of Eurydice in a production of Gluck 's Orpheus at the Savoy Theatre in London.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
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Textual Features Blanche Warre Cornish
BWC 's French-Viennese violinist and composer, Josquin Dorioz, and her singer, Elisabetha Vaara or Lisa, have each struggled with hardships for the sake of their art before they begin their studies together in eighteenth-century Dresden...


6 February 1953: Singer Kathleen Ferrier collapsed during...

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6 February 1953

Singer Kathleen Ferrier collapsed during Gluck 's opera Orfeo at Covent Garden ; she never sang again, but died of cancer later this year.


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