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Clairon

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Strauss: Capriccio). Cont. Actress friend of the Count, who brings her to his sister Madeleine's birthday celebration. She has previously had an affair with the poet Olivier. She takes...

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Clairon

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Strauss: Capriccio). Cont. Actress friend of the Count, who brings her to his sister Madeleine's birthday celebration. She has previously had an affair with the poet Olivier. She takes...

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Clairon

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 111 words.

(Strauss: Capriccio). Cont. Actress friend of the Count, who brings her to his sister Madeleine's birthday celebration.

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Mlle Clairon

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1723–1803)

French actress. Following a triumphant debut at the Comédie-Française in 1743 as Racine's Phèdre, she established a formidable reputation in tragedy, playing the...

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Clairon, Mlle (1723–1803)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 243 words.

(1723–1803),

French actress, who showed precocious ability and played minor parts with the Comédie-Italienne before joining a provincial

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Clairon, Mademoiselle (1723–1803)

Edited by Peter France.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 44 words.

(1723–1803).

Leading tragic actress who performed in many of Voltaire's plays at the Comédie‐Française and collaborated with

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Clairon, Mlle (1723–1803)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 169 words.

(1723–1803)

French actress. Following a triumphant debut at the *Comédie-Française in 1743 as *Racine's Phèdre,

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Clairon, Mlle (1723–1803)

John Golder.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 237 words.

(1723–1803)

French actress. Following a triumphant debut at the Comédie-Française in 1743 as Racine's Phèdre, she

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bugle

Jeremy Montagu.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 140 words.

1 (Fr.: clairon; Ger.: Signalhorn; It.: cornetto da segnale, tromba). A simple brass instrument used for

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clarion

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 38 words.

kind of trumpet. XIV. — medL. clāriō, -ōn-, f. L. clārus CLEAR; cf. OF. claron (mod. clairon

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Lyon Municipal Theatre

John Golder.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 154 words.

The Lyon theatre opened in 1765 with a production of Racine's Britannicus, starring Mlle Clairon, whose new

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