Orpheus

Mythological figure famed for his singing.

Orpheus

(from the article `Cocteau, Jean`) ...works. In the long poem L`Ange Heurtebise the poet engages in a violent combat with an angel that was to reappear continually in his works. His ...
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Orpheus

[n] - (Greek mythology) a great musician
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Orpheus

• (n.) The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice. He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.
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Orpheus

noun (Greek mythology) a great musician; when his wife Eurydice died he went to Hades to get her back but failed
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Orpheus

[ballet] Orpheus is a thirty-minute ballet created by choreographer George Balanchine in collaboration with composer Igor Stravinsky in Hollywood, California in 1947. The work was commissioned by the Ballet Society, which Balanchine founded together with Lincoln Kirstein and of which he was ballet master. Sets and costumes were created by I...
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Orpheus

[role-playing game] Orpheus is a role playing game by White Wolf Game Studio, set in a microcosm of the World of Darkness. Unlike the other World of Darkness game lines, Orpheus has a specifically planned metaplot and a set number of books that were published. Although it uses the same system as White Wolf`s other games, ghosts and spirits ...
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Orpheus

[Telemann] Orpheus (full title: Die wunderbare Beständigkeit der Liebe oder Orpheus, The Wonderful Constancy of Love, or Orpheus) is an opera in three acts by the German composer Georg Philipp Telemann. It was first performed in a concert version at the Theater am Gänsemarkt, Hamburg on 9 March 1726. The anonymous libretto is based on Orp...
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Orpheus

Or'phe·us noun [ Latin Orpheus , Greek ....] (Gr. Myth.) The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice. He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.
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Orpheus

ancient Greek legendary hero endowed with superhuman musical skills. He became the patron of a religious movement based on sacred writings said to be ... [5 related articles]
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Orpheus

Famed musician; son of Apollo and Muse Calliope; husband of Eurydice.
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Orpheus

Mythical Greek poet and musician of Thrace; the son of Apollo and the Muse Calliope. Orpheus ventured into Hades, ...
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Orpheus

Mythical Greek poet and musician of Thrace; the son of Apollo and the Muse Calliope. Orpheus ventured into Hades, the underworld, to bring back his wife Eurydice, who had died from a snakebite. His lyre playing was so charming that Pluto granted her return to life, but on condition that Orpheus walked ahead without looking back. He turned at th...
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Orpheus

Orpheus (ôr'fēus, ôr'fyOOs) , in Greek mythology, celebrated Thracian musician. He was the son of Calliope by Apollo or, according to another legend, by Oeagrus, a king of Thrace. Supposedly, the music of his lyre was so beautiful that when he played, wild beasts were sooth...
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Orpheus

Orpheus was a musician. He was one of the argonauts.
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Orpheus

Orpheus was a mythical Greek poet and musician. The son of Apollo and a muse (possibly Calliope), he married Eurydice, who died from the bite of a snake.
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