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[mah-li-brahn; French mah-lee-brahn; Spanish mah-lee-vrahn] /ˌmɑ lɪˈbrɑn; French mɑ liˈbrɑ̃; Spanish ˌmɑ liˈvrɑn/
Maria Felicita
[Spanish mah-ree-ah fe-lee-thee-tah] /Spanish mɑˈri ɑ ˌfɛ liˈθi tɑ/ (Show IPA),
1808–36, Spanish opera singer, born in France. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She listened with keen and critical enjoyment, recalling how Malibran gave this note, how Grisi and Mario sang that duet.

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards
  • Malibran was a genius, but she was no more consumptive than Hercules.

    Fair Margaret Francis Marion Crawford
  • The public began to murmur, and the whole success of the evening was in jeopardy, until Malibran came to the rescue.

    Garcia the Centenarian And His Times M. Sterling Mackinlay
  • Malibran was at first angry, and would neither see nor hear him.

    Ole Bull Sara C. Bull
  • Garcia possibly suggests a warrior, but do Malibran and Viardot make us think of music?

    Interpreters Carl Van Vechten
  • In this, I had the good fortune to hear that wonderful vocalist, Malibran.

  • The friendship between these two distinguished artists became a very warm one, that only terminated with Malibran's death.

    Great Singers, Second Series George T. Ferris
  • Our beautiful and favorite Malibran is playing in Paris this winter.

    Pencillings by the Way N. Parker Willis
  • Like Malibran, she was a profoundly scientific musician, and possessed creative genius.

    Great Singers, Second Series George T. Ferris
  • With regard to Mme. Malibran's dbut, the following is the story as he gave it.

    Garcia the Centenarian And His Times M. Sterling Mackinlay

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