- AlmaReba FiersohnMme. Efrem Zimbalist, 1884–1938, U.S. operatic soprano, born in Romania.
- Chris·toph Wil·li·bald von [kris-tawf vil-i-bahlt fuh n] /ˈkrɪs tɔf ˈvɪl ɪˌbɑlt fən/, 1714–87, German operatic composer.
- Louise,born 1943, U.S. poet.
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Examples from the Web for gluck
Composers from Monteverdi to Gluck, to Stravinsky, to Philip Glass, have told it in music.Ann Wroe’s ‘Orpheus’: Why the Mythological Muse Haunts Us
May 31, 2012
He had a short fuse and would sometimes berate her when she spoke too much to Gluck.Whitey Bulger's Wily Girl
June 27, 2011
Gluck called on Handel, who told someone that he knew no more of counterpoint than his cook.
"What the English like is something that they can beat time to," said Handel to Gluck.
Gluck, Piccini, and Sacchini were attracted there in succession.
Then there was silence, but for the "gluck" with which we lifted our feet from the slush.Auld Licht Idylls
J. M. Barrie
Such music thinks; so it is with Gluck; and with Mendelssohn.Letters of Edward FitzGerald
- Christoph Willibald von (ˈkrɪstɔf ˈvɪlibalt fɔn). 1714–87, German composer, esp of operas, including Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) and Alceste (1767)