American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Rossini, Gioacchino Antonio 1792-1868. Italian composer whose numerous operas include The Barber of Seville (1816) and William Tell (1829).
- n. Italian composer remembered for his operas (1792-1868)
“Rossini has invented, up to the present day, sixty-two different ways of dressing this fish, but he repeats to whoever will listen to him, that he will not die content until he has discovered a sixty-third method, which will satisfy him completely -- then he will divulge his secret, and have inscribed on the _cartes_ of all the _restaurants_ in Europe -- _turbot à la Rossini_.”
“I saw Rossini's writing-table, which is a thing never to be forgotten: brushes, combs, toothpicks, nails, and all sorts of rubbish lying about pell-mell; and promiscuous among them was the tube that Rossini uses for his famous _macaroni à la Rossini_.”
“Rossini is also a tougher vocal assignment than Puccini, and though all the voices are strong – even a bit fierce in this tiny space – not all negotiate their ornate lines with enough precision.”
“I tell him that the Tournedos de boeuf à la Rossini is excellent at La Belle Paris in the Rue du Cardinal Lemoine.”
“I tell him that the Tournedos de boeuf, à la Rossini is excellent at La Belle Paris in the Rue du Cardinal Lemoine.”
“She has performed in Rossini's La Cambiale di Matriminio and in Nicolai's The Merry Wives of Windsor.”
“Rossini is supposed to have said of Wagner’s music: “He has some wonderful moments, but some terrible quarters of an hour”.”
“Mr. Tchigirinski transferred his stake in Sibir to that company, called Rossini, in 2003, a stock-transfer form filed with the court shows.”
“SIEGEL: The piece is called Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle.”
“In this respect Correggio might be termed the Rossini of painting.”
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