He is also supposed to have serenaded his captives with his own rendition of Charles Aznavour love songs.
Jessica Pare serenaded Don Draper on Mad Men but the fascination with her rendition of “Zou Bisou Bisou” is still a bit baffling.
He serenaded both Clinton and Obama, and it seemed like the boos could finally stop.
After a half-hour show, he moved onto Fallujah, where he serenaded several hundred more soldiers in a burned theater.
Keith Miller was headed for an enviable position in the NFL--until the velvet-voiced gridiron star was serenaded by the opera.
And while I dreamed I was serenaded by a band of mosquitoes.
There were rockets, and portfire, and a huge bonfire, while the President was serenaded.
And yet—he had serenaded her on the Nile that first evening of her coming.
In the evening he was serenaded, and his speech was two lines and a half in length.
He may be said to have serenaded heaven with a guitar, and even, so to speak, tried to climb there with a rope ladder.
1640s, "musical performance at night in open air" (especially one given by a lover under the window of his lady), from French sérénade (16c.), from Italian serenata "an evening song," literally "calm sky," from sereno "the open air," noun use of sereno "clear, calm," from Latin serenus "peaceful, calm, serene." Sense influenced by Italian sera "evening," from Latin sera, fem. of serus "late." Meaning "piece of music suitable for a serenade" is attested from 1728.
1660s, from serenade (n.). Related: Serenaded; serenading.