American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Weill, Kurt 1900-1950. German-born composer who collaborated with Bertolt Brecht on The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (1927) and The Threepenny Opera (1928).
- n. German composer; collaborated with Bertolt Brecht (1900-1950)
“Although Kurt Weill is best known for subversive German musicals like The Threepenny Opera, I actually found the part of the book on his reinvention in America much more interesting.”
“Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley offered Dimon jobs, so he called Weill for advice.”
“Weill is amazing, but the soft-spoken Eisler has been overlooked.”
“(“Weill is not a genius,” I heard one man saying angrily to his companion after the show.”
“A recent article, which might have been titled "The Biggest Losers," documented the decimation of the stock values held by titans such as Weill, Ken Lewis and Vikram Pandit.”
“Weill" To say Sally was startled-was to put it mildly.”
“-- "Weill," sayis he, "my heart is full and burdened, and I will be glaid to haif ane occasioun to disburdein it, and speik all my mynd plainely to thame for the dishonouring of Chryst, and wraik of sua many soulis for their doeings; be the beiring doun the sinceritie and fridom of the Gospel, stoping that healthsome breath of Godis mouth, and maintaining of the Papistis 'corruptiounes and superstitiounes.”
“Weill," sayis his cousine, "eit your dinner, and be of good courage, for I sall warrand yow ye sal be befoir the Council for your”
“In December 2000 Weill named Fishman and Chuck Prince co-chief operating officers at Citi--a bone thrown to the board, which was concerned that Weill wasn't adequately preparing for his succession.”
“He returned to New York City and finally cornered Weill to tell him he was leaving.”
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