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Cyrano de Bergerac

Definitions

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  • n. a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)

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Examples

  • The result of his endeavor was the character of Cyrano de Bergerac, which is considered by many critics the richest acting part, save Hamlet, in the history of the theatre.

    The Theory of the Theatre

  • Pl á cido Domingo now 69 fell in love with the lead role in Franco Alfano ' s " Cyrano de Bergerac " — in an opera almost totally ignored since its 1936 premiere — when he heard a 1948 tape of Ram ó n Vinay singing Cyrano in Italian.

    Janacek Saves a Season

  • "Cyrano de Bergerac," starring Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner, was a 10-week run that was to have ended Dec. 23.

    Broadway, After Strike, Faces Crunch of Openings

  • Skepticism deriving from classical sources, the works of Michel de Montaigne and Protestant and Catholic fideists, was developed philosophically and applied to historical and religious works by libertins such as Cyrano de Bergerac and érudits, including Gabriel Naudé, La Mothe le Vayer, and Giovanni Diodati — respectively two nominal

    DEISM

  • Rough and unattractive in appearance, -- he seems to have been a kind of Cyrano de Bergerac, "a tall man, lank and thin, with a huge nose," -- he had, when he chose, a certain amount of social grace, and was often extremely entertaining.

    The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees

  • "Cyrano de Bergerac," was, like all the rest of the play-going world, delighted with both play and player, and held a long and lively conversation with the artist.

    William of Germany

  • For a smart and funny version of "Cyrano de Bergerac," rent "Roxanne," starring Steve

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • "Cyrano and Roxanne" bears the signature of Greek composer Stavros Xarchakos and features extracts from Edmond Rostand's play "Cyrano de Bergerac," adapted by Jean-Claude Carriere and Pierre Jourdan.

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 26/6/09

  • In 1897, the play "Cyrano de Bergerac," by Edmond Rostand, premiered in Paris.

    KWTX - HomePage - Headlines

  • In 2007, Jennifer appeared in Broadway play 'Cyrano de Bergerac' and while she enjoyed every minute of doing it, she won't do it again because of the unsociable hours.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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