Definition of Donizetti

1. Noun. Italian composer of operas (1797-1848).

Exact synonyms: Gaetano Donizetti
Generic synonyms: Composer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Donizetti

Donato di Betto Bardi
Donatus
Donbas
Doncaster
Donders' glaucoma
Donders' law
Donders' pressure
Donders' rings
Donegal
Donets Basin
Donetsk
Donetske
Dongguan
Dongola
Donizetti (current term)
Donkin
Donn Cuailnge
Donna
Donnan equilibrium
Donne
Donne's corpuscle
Donnean
Donnian
Donnie
Donny
Donovan

Literary usage of Donizetti

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1. The Italian Lakes: Being the Record of Pilgrimages to Familiar and by William Denison McCrackan (1907)
"Donizetti with his " Lucia di Lammermoor " and " La Favorita" may now seem ... Yet in the operatic world Donizetti formed an evolutionary link between ..."

2. The Spell of the Italian Lakes: Being the Record of Pilgrimages to Familiar by William Denison McCrackan (1907)
"Donizetti with his " Lucia di Lammermoor " and " La Favorita" may now seem ... Yet in the operatic world Donizetti formed an evolutionary link between ..."

3. Great Musical Composers: German, French and Italian by George Titus Ferris (1887)
"Essentially a second-rate composer,* Donizetti struck out some first-rate ... Both Donizetti and Bellini, though far inferior to their master in richness of ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"Capitol, Donegal Donizetti, GAETANO, an Italian composer, born in Bergamo, Sept. 25, 1797, died there, April 8, 1848. He was originally destined for the law ..."

5. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (The Bride of Lammermoor) Tragic Opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Text from Scott's romance by ..."

6. The Lure of Music: Picturing the Human Side of Great Composers, with Stories by Olin Downes, Columbia Graphophone Company (U.S.) (1922)
"Mayer was an uncommonly practical and serious teacher, and Donizetti made ... It is said that a dispute arose between Donizetti and his father as to the ..."

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