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One to whom something, such as a literary work, is dedicated.


(ˌdɛd ɪ kəˈti)

a person to whom something is dedicated.
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Central to this interval-less recital was the Britten, Barley, well up to the demands of this completist farrago of cello techniques, performing with an individuality which bravely ignored the spirit of the work's dedicatee, Mstislav Rostropovich, which might have been looking over his shoulder.
The dedicatee, who was in the audience, was given a standing ovation and the piece was later recorded by the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra.
The dedicatee of this volume, the late Robert Benson (1925-96), requires little introduction to scholars of medieval ecclesiastical history.
A4r), while Arthur Golding wished the dedicatee of his famous translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses (1567), Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, long life:
By accusing Hayward, the crown turned his readers into rebels, particularly Essex, the unsuspecting dedicatee of the book, who--Lemon argues (following Wallace MacCaffrey)--was driven mad and into his final act of desperation by the queen's suspicions.
The collection is welcomed by Venturi, Rybczynski and Robert Gutman, dedicatee of one paper.
The work receives its world premiere with its dedicatee as soloist in Hall Two of The Sage next Thursday, at 7.
The First Folio of Shakespeare's plays is dedicated to Pembroke and many scholars believe he is also the mysterious 'Mr W H', dedicatee of the writer's sonnets.
The breadth of subjects covered here, with a geographical reach extending beyond Europe to embrace the New World, a chronological span covering at least two centuries, and a host of obscure dignitaries such as Konrad Grunemberg and Leo Africanus, alongside betterknown figures such as Erasmus, Luther and Milton, forms a suitable tribute to both the dedicatee and his interests.
Robinson is the dedicatee of this book; the projected opening of his Painted Room having originally inspired Galinou to conduct her research and establish a series of conferences.
Reflecting the interests and achievements of the volume's dedicatee, this collection offers a series of high-quality essays which display the virtues of close reading and a detailed enquiry into literary, historical, and codicological contexts.
Conducted by the composer himself, Sails in St Magnus III, features a solo alto saxophone, played by Simon Butterworth, the dedicatee, who usually plays bass clarinet in the orchestra.