from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Menotti, Gian Carlo 1911-2007. Italian-born American composer and librettist whose operas include The Medium (1946) and The Consul (1950).

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  • n. United States composer (born in Italy) of operas (born in 1911)


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  • In the official hearing I had been gently reproved by Cardinal Arcellano for calling Menotti 'Arcellano', but explained I'd known him by no other name.

    The Vatican Rip

  • In the footsteps of tradition, the GranCabrio opens a new chapter, because never before have four-seater top-down models ever been produced at the Viale Ciro Menotti Maserati factory.

    The new Maserati GranCabrio to premiere in Frankfurt

  • She was an overnight star in the cinematic release of Menotti's The Medium entered at Cannes Film Festival in 1952.

    Susanne Mentzer: Opera Up Close and Personal... or Not

  • This particular broadcast was from the heyday of live opera on TV, the target medium of some works by the late Gian Carlo Menotti.

    Susanne Mentzer: Opera Up Close and Personal... or Not

  • She came with a bisexual friend who was adopted by Samuel Barber and Gian-Carlo Menotti.

    Howard Kissel: Pauline Kael

  • The festival also marks the centenary of Gian Carlo Menotti St Mary's Parish Church, Haddington, Thu, who lived for many years in East Lothian.

    This week's new live music

  • When Guardiola travelled to South America, Menotti encountered a man who "reads, studies, listens and shows an enormous capacity for observation".

    Pep Guardiola the purist and pragmatist oiling Barcelona's machine

  • Guardiola had embarked upon a kind of pilgrimage – to meet Marcelo Bielsa, who has coached Argentina and until last month Chile, and the former's 1978 World Cup-winning coach, César Luis Menotti.

    Pep Guardiola the purist and pragmatist oiling Barcelona's machine

  • Its doubleheader, which opened Thursday (I was there Friday), juxtaposed Leonard Bernstein's wry "Trouble in Tahiti" with Gian Carlo Menotti's melodramatic "The Medium," featuring a mix of professional and student singers (many of the roles were double-cast) and a small orchestra of professionals and students.


  • There are those who want a manager who embraces the philosophy of the gaunt, lank-haired, chain-smoking César Luis Menotti, the mastermind behind Argentina's victory in the 1978 World Cup, and those who believe the leader must be somebody like Carlos Bilardo, the arm‑waver with the toucan-esque profile who repeated the feat in Mexico eight years later.

    Dressingroomistas v Structuralists: football's perennial problem


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