A scheming Spanish barber who appears as a character in eighteenth-century French plays. The operas The Marriage of Figaro, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and The Barber of Seville, by Gioacchino Rossini, are about Figaro.
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VICTORIA VALENTINO (1970) The former Playboy Playmate met Cosby in 1970 at Café Figaro, a restaurant the comedian co-owned.
A few weeks later, Valentino and her pal, an aspiring actress named Meg Foster, met Cosby again at Café Figaro.
She says she worked at Café Figaro, a Los Angeles restaurant co-owned by Cosby, and one day he offered to give her a ride home.
If Hollande is elected, Le Figaro stresses, Royal is openly interested in being named Speaker of the House.
The pro-Sarkozy conservative daily Le Figaro calls Royal “a sharpshooter.”
Alphonse determined to live by his pen, and presently obtained introductions to the "Figaro."The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
He then said that a famous editor, of the Figaro, I think, had once said that every man had one newspaper article in him.Overlooked|Maurice Baring
Susanna in the Nozze di Figaro is a familiar example of Colombina in her latest dramatic development.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
The word, chauffeur, the Paris Figaro tells us, was known long before the advent of automobiles or locomotives.The Automobilist Abroad|M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
She had called for the "Figaro," to see the passenger list of the steamer.Sons and Fathers|Harry Stillwell Edwards