Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 26 items for:

Calaf x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Calaf

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Puccini: Turandot). Ten. Son of the Tartar King Timur. He sees Princess Turandot when she has come to witness the execution of a Persian prince who has failed to answer her three...

See overview in Oxford Index

Calaf

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Puccini: Turandot). Ten. Son of the Tartar King Timur. He sees Princess Turandot when she has come to witness the execution of a Persian prince who has failed to answer her three...

See overview in Oxford Index

Calaf

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 395 words.

(Puccini: Turandot). Ten. Son of the Tartar King Timur. He sees Princess Turandot when she has come

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Unknown Prince

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Puccini: Turandot). See Calaf.

See overview in Oxford Index

Unknown Prince, The

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 7 words.

(Puccini: Turandot). See Calaf.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Liù

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 302 words.

(Puccini: Turandot). Sop. A slavegirl in the employ of the blind King Timur and his son Calaf

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Timur

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 99 words.

(Puccini: Turandot). Bass. The blind exiled King of Tartary, father of Calaf (the Unknown Prince, who is

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Timur

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Puccini: Turandot). Bass. The blind exiled King of Tartary, father of Calaf (the Unknown Prince, who is to attempt to answer Turandot's three riddles). He has fled, aided only by the...

See overview in Oxford Index

RIQUER INGLADA, Alejandro de (1856 - 1920), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 266 words.

Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1856, in Calaf, near Barcelona; died 1920, in Palma.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative designer. Figures,...

Go to Oxford Art Online »  home page

Kiepura, Jan (1902 - 1966), tenor

Leo Riemens and Alan Blyth.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 219 words.

(b Sosnowiec, 16 May 1902; d Harrison, NY, 15 Aug 1966). Polish tenor. He studied in Warsaw with Tadeusz Leliva, making his début in Lwów as Faust in 1924. He sang at the Vienna Staatsoper...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Badescu, Dinu (<i>born</i> 1904), tenor

David Cummings.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 111 words.

(b Craiova, 17 Oct 1904). Romanian tenor. Originally a baritone, he studied at the Bucharest Conservatory and made his début at Cluj in 1931, as Germont; later the same year he sang the...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Smith, Donald (<i>born</i> 1922), tenor

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 143 words.

(b Bundaberg, Queensland, 1922). Australian tenor. After singing in light opera, he studied in London and Italy, then sang in Brisbane (1955) and Sydney as Tamino, Almaviva and Pinkerton....

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Kalenberg, Josef (1886 - 1962), tenor

J.B. Steane.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 151 words.

(b Cologne, 7 Jan 1886; d Vienna, 8 Nov 1962). German tenor. He studied at Cologne, where in 1911 he made his début as Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana. There followed seasons at Krefeld,...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Johns, William (<i>born</i> 1936), tenor

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 152 words.

(b Tulsa, 2 Oct 1936). American tenor. He studied in New York and made his début in 1967 at Lake George as Rodolfo (Bohème). While engaged at Bremen he sang the Duke, the Prince (The Love...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Uzunov, Dimitar (1922 - 1985), tenor

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 133 words.

(b Stara Zagora, 10 Dec 1922; d Vienna, 11 Dec 1985). Bulgarian tenor. He studied in Sofia, making his début there in 1947 as Werther. Early roles included Rodolfo, Don José, Lensky and...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Collins, Kenneth (<i>born</i> 1935), tenor

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 122 words.

(b Birmingham, 21 Oct 1935). English tenor. A member of the Covent Garden chorus, in 1963 he sang Pedrillo for the WNO. In 1970 he took over Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor) at Covent Garden...

Go to Oxford Music Online »  home page

Liù

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Puccini: Turandot). Sop. A slavegirl in the employ of the blind King Timur and his son Calaf (now the Unknown Prince), with whom she is secretly in love. When Timur is overthrown and...

See overview in Oxford Index

Antonio Cortis

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b on board ship between Oran, Algeria, and Altea, 12 Aug 1891; d Valencia, 2 April 1952). Spanish tenor. He studied in Madrid, where he sang in the chorus at the Teatro Real. At first he...

See overview in Oxford Index

Georges Thill

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Paris, 14 Dec 1897; d Paris, 17 Oct 1984). French tenor. After two years’ study at the Paris Conservatoire, and two more in Naples with Fernando De lucia, he sang Don José and other...

See overview in Oxford Index

Francesco Merli

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Milan, 27 Jan 1887; d Milan, 12 Dec 1976). Italian tenor. He studied in Milan with Carlo Negrini, and began his career in 1916 as a second tenor in Buenos Aires, then sang Alvaro in...

See overview in Oxford Index

James Johnston

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(b Belfast, 13 Aug 1903; d Belfast, 17 Oct 1991). Irish tenor. He studied privately and made his début in 1940 in Dublin as the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto. In 1945 he was engaged by...

See overview in Oxford Index