meyerbeer meyerbeer  /ˈmaɪ ər ˌbɪr/


  • (n) German composer of operas in a style that influenced Richard Wagner (1791-1864)




  1. "He was a young, aspiring, ambitious man, eager to make a success in the operatic world," says Botstein. "He sought Meyerbeer out with flattery and enthusiasm."
    on Jul 31, 2009 By: Leon Botstein Source: Bloomberg

  2. Wagner described him as "open and honest, and not a premeditatedly cunning trickster like Meyerbeer."
    on Nov 16, 2003 By: Richard Wagner Source: New Yorker

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