[nik-uh-lahy; German nee-koh-lah-ee]
- (Carl) Ot·to (Eh·ren·fried) [kahrl awt-oh ey-ruh n-freet] /kɑrl ˈɔt oʊ ˈeɪ rənˌfrit/, 1810–49, German composer.
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What Nicolai is interested in is time and movement, both of which are present in so much of his art.Carsten Nicolai’s Skydiving Dance
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When I asked Nicolai what the children did for school, he laughed scornfully.A Wayfarer in China
You were not a gardener when you were a young man, were you, Nicolai Petrovitch?
The figures of none of Nicolai's habitual friends were there.
Nicolai had had some family troubles which much annoyed him.
The scheme was suggested by Nicolai, by whom the Letters were published.
- Carl Otto Ehrenfried (karl ˈɔto ˈeːrənfriːt). 1810–49, German composer: noted for his opera The Merry Wives of Windsor (1849)
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