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Aaron

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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2008
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640 words

(Moses und Aron—Schoenberg) by Philip Langridge

I have to confess that the first time I looked

Aaron

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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2008
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1 (Aron) (Schoenberg: Moses und Aron). Ten. Brother of Moses, who asks him to use

Abaris

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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(Rameau: Les Boréades). Ten. Son of Apollo. Brought up by the High Priest Adamas, his identity has

Abbadia, Luigia

Abbadia, Luigia (1821)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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(b Genoa, 1821; d Milan, 1896).

Italian mezzo-soprano. She studied with her father, the

Abigaille

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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71 words

(Verdi: Nabucco). Sop. Elder but illegitimate daughter of Nabucco. She is in love with the Hebrew Ismaele

Abimélech

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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(Saint‐Saëns: Samson et Dalila). Bass. Satrap of Gaza. He taunts the subjugated Hebrews for praying to their

Achilla

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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(Handel: Giulio Cesare). Bass. General and Counsellor to Tolomeo, who cheats him. Achilla defends Cleopatra against Tolomeo

Achille(s)

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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64 words

1 (Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide). Ten. Greek hero betrothed to Iphigénie. Defends her against her father, Agamemnon,

Acis

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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(Handel: Acis and Galatea). Ten. A shepherd, in love with Galatea. Killed by the giant Polyphemus. Galatea

Acis and Galatea

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The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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1,311 words

Masque or serenata in one act (later two) by George Frideric Handel to words by John Gay and others; Cannons,

Acis and Galatea

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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(Handel). Lib. by John Gay and others; 2 acts; f.p. Cannons, Edgware, nr. London, 1718, possibly dir.

Adalgisa

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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2008
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(Bellini: Norma). Sop. (but often sung by mez.). An acolyte of the temple. Pollione's love for her

Adam, Theo

Adam, Theo (1 Aug 1926)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
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300 words

(b Dresden, 1 Aug 1926).

German bass-baritone. As a boy he was a member of the

Adamas

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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(Rameau: Les Boréades). Bass. High Priest of Apollo, entrusted with raising Apollo's son Abaris. Created (f. stage

Adamberger, Valentin

Adamberger, Valentin (22 Feb 1740)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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469 words

(b Rohr, nr Rothenburg, Bavaria, 22 Feb 1740, or Munich, 6 July 1743; d Vienna,

Adams, Charles R.

Adams, Charles R. (9 Feb 1834)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
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179 words

(b Charlestown, MA, 9 Feb 1834; d West Harwich, MA, 4 July 1900).

American tenor

Adams, Donald

Adams, Donald (20 Dec 1928)   Reference library

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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2009
Subject:
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190 words

(b Bristol, 20 Dec 1928; d Norwich, 8 April 1996).

English bass. He was

Adams, Rev. Horace

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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2008
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46 words

(Britten: Peter Grimes). Ten. Rector of the Borough. Suspecting Grimes of being responsible for the death of

Adelaide

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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7 words

(Strauss: Arabella). See Waldner, Gräfin Adelaide.

Adele

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A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)

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149 words

1 (J. Strauss II: Die Fledermaus). Sop. The Eisensteins’ maid. With her sister Ida, she goes to

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