Gluck


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Gluck

 (glo͝ok), Christoph Willibald 1714-1787.
German operatic composer noted for his emphasis on dramatic impact and musical simplicity. His works include Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) and Alceste (1767).

Glück

, Louise Elisabeth Born 1943.
American poet and US Poet Laureate (2003-2004).

Gluck

(German ɡlʊk)
n
(Biography) Christoph Willibald von (ˈkrɪstɔf ˈvɪlibalt fɔn). 1714–87, German composer, esp of operas, including Orfeo ed Euridice (1762) and Alceste (1767)

Gluck

(glʊk)

n.
Christoph Willibald von, 1714–87, German operatic composer.

gluck

, glug - Gluck or glug is the light repetitive gurgling sound of liquid being poured from a bottle.
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It was Silas Bannerman who finally ran down that scientific wizard and arch-enemy of mankind, Emil Gluck. Gluck's confession, before he went to the electric chair, threw much light upon the series of mysterious events, many apparently unrelated, that so perturbed the world between the years 1933 and 1941.
Emil Gluck was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1895.
Young Emil Gluck was not wanted, and Ann Bartell could be trusted to impress this fact sufficiently upon him.
A drizzle came on, and Emil Gluck, out of his faint, lay sobbing in the rain.
It would seem strange that, from the hands of Ann Bartell, Emil Gluck should have received a college education; but the explanation is simple.
The one friend that Emil Gluck discovered in all his life was Professor Bradlough.
The following year, at twenty years of age, Emil Gluck was enrolled as an instructor of chemistry in the University of California.
But Gluck, in the last chapter, using barely three lines for it, mentioned the hypothetical desirability of trial marriages.
One can conjecture sympathetically the awful solitude of Emil Gluck in that populous University; for he was without friends and without sympathy.
Now it is not to be imagined that an extraordinary creature such as Emil Gluck could be any other than an extraordinary lover.
That is what I like; though I have heard most things--been at the opera in Vienna: Gluck, Mozart, everything of that sort.
She had seen Gluck's Armide that year, and played from memory the music of the enchanted garden--the music to which Renaud approaches, beneath the light of an eternal dawn, the music that never gains, never wanes, but ripples for ever like the tideless seas of fairyland.