Farinelli



Carlo
[kahr-loh;; Italian kahr-law] /ˈkɑr loʊ;; Italian ˈkɑr lɔ/ (Show IPA), (Carlo Broschi) 1705–82, Italian operatic male soprano.
Historical Examples

Farinelli’s quasi-ministerial functions did not prevent him from continuing to sing every day.
History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time Henry Sutherland Edwards

Philip considered that he owed his cure to the powers of Farinelli.
Great Singers, First Series George T. Ferris

Farinelli is said to have made $30,000 per annum, a very large sum for the times in which he lived.
Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday Henry C. Lahee

They heard Farinelli, the most famous castrato of the century, but did not engage him; perhaps his demands were too high.
Handel Edward J. Dent

The effect was remarkable, and Farinelli gained the respect, admiration, and favor of the whole court.
Great Singers, First Series George T. Ferris

The third was a minuet, on which Farinelli improvised variations.
History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time Henry Sutherland Edwards

Farinelli continued to sing to him daily until a perfect cure was effected.
Curiosities of Medical Experience J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen

In London, however, coming after Farinelli, Caffarelli did not meet with anything like the same success.
History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time Henry Sutherland Edwards

The former had the part of a fierce tyrant, and Farinelli that of a hero in chains.
Great Singers, First Series George T. Ferris

Since Farinelli’s celebrated trumpet song, no one note had ever obtained such a success as their wonderful B flat of Rubini’s.
History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time Henry Sutherland Edwards

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