Definition of Delibes
1. Noun. French composer of operas (1836-1891).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Delibes
Literary usage of Delibes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Lure of Music: Depicting the Human Side of Great Composers, with Stories by Olin Downes, Columbia Graphophone Company (U.S.) (1918)
"To Delibes the ballet was not a series of hackneyed evolutions, but a poem, ... Delibes learned much in turn from his master in composition, Adolph Adam, ..."
2. My Theatrical and Musical Recollections by Emily Soldene (1897)
"Fleur de Lis," by Leo Delibes, produced—Mr. Head and Mr. Morton have a ... IN March, 1873, "Fleur de Lis," music by Leo Delibes, book by Mr. Farnie, ..."
3. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"LE ROI L'A DIT (The King Has Said It) Comic Opera in three acts by Clément PL Delibes. Text by Gondinet. THE Marquis de Moncontour has long wished to be ..."
4. The Story of a Hundred Operas by Felix Mendelsohn (1915)
"... and Gille First Production—Paris, April, 1883 Opera in Three Acts by Delibes CAST FREDERICK .. Officers of the British . ..."
5. The Story of Opera by Ernest Markham Lee (1909)
"... Piccini—Me'hul—Cherubini and Spontini—Meyerbeer—Auber— Gounod—Bizet—Reasons for the popularity of Faust and Carmen —Offenbach—Delibes and Lalo—Thomas. ..."
6. The Standard Operas: Their Plots, Their Music, and Their Composers by George Putnam Upton (1911)
"... Delibes EO Delibes, the French composer, was born at St. Germain du Val in 1836, and was graduated at the Paris Conservatory, where he reached high ..."