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noun as in opera house

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Its graduates include comedian Dave Chappelle, opera singer Denyce Graves and Grammy-winning bass player Ben Williams.

Still, Lincoln loved music, especially opera, and showed up but didn’t dance at his inaugural balls.

Charles Wuorinen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who wrote the groundbreaking opera “Brokeback Mountain,” died on March 11 at age 81 from complications from a fall in Manhattan.

When she sat down at her computer one morning this spring, Kitty O’Meara didn’t intend to write an iconic poem, a children’s book or an opera.

It was mid-September and Sander hadn’t performed in an opera for six months.

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It was a Senate floor soap opera over none other than a soap-opera producer.

One of the most horrific episodes of the Vietnam War is being made into a government-funded opera.

One beginning that amused him takes place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.

In June, the executive offices of the Metropolitan Opera were broken into and graffitied with obscene messages.

The Metropolitan Opera is the old-school Cadillac of arts institutions.

A small contingent of the members hurried off to applaud the successful comic opera of the hour.

At the present time he was trombone in the “Tournée Gulland,” a touring opera company.

That you did not steal from her house by a secret passage, on the night of the destruction of the opera-house?

Certain evenings during the week she and her husband attended the opera or sometimes the play.

Fecit dextera Di virtutem: non est mortuus, sed vixit; & nunc incolumis narrat opera Di.

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On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opera, such as: melody, piece, rap, rock, singing, and soul.

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