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Fidelio

[fi-deyl-yoh] /fɪˈdeɪl yoʊ/
noun
1.
an opera (1805) by Ludwig van Beethoven.
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  • Nearly ten years "Fidelio" later, after complete revision by Beethoven, "Fidelio" achieved its first great success.

  • He had never heard of it, nor of Don Giovanni, nor of Fidelio.

    Diversions in Sicily H. Festing Jones
  • If that relentless 'Fidelio' did not begin at so early an hour.

  • With the help of Fidelio and a cane, he started very well, and nodded to Kit.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Beethoven perhaps: he composed only one opera, Fidelio; but what an opera that is!

    Gryll Grange Thomas Love Peacock
  • Then Chappo and Fidelio helped their leader into the saddle.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • A most strange and unclassifiable chamber in the palace of musical art is reserved for Beethoven's "Fidelio."

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • Rotil, still frowning at her, waved his hand to Chappo and Fidelio.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • The opera was Fidelio—that beautiful story of a wife's devotion and courage, and reward.

    Sunrise William Black
  • “I get you,” said Kit, and with a flourish and a clatter, Fidelio was soon lost in the dust.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan

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