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Daniel François Esprit
[da-nyel frahn-swa es-pree] /daˈnyɛl frɑ̃ˈswa ɛsˈpri/ (Show IPA), 1782–1871, French composer.
Historical Examples

Mr. Græme had received from Paris an unpublished opera of Auber’s.
A Love Story A Bushman

At last Auber spoke, laying a hand on my shoulder: “It is over; let us go ahead.”
Shapes that Haunt the Dusk Various

Liszt relates a speech of Auber’s, to whom a young musician of great promise had been presented.
Richard Wagner and his Poetical Work Judith Gautier

That was true, Ezekiel said; and Auber had not seen the man in five years.
Shapes that Haunt the Dusk Various

Auber was a small, delicate man, yet distinguished in appearance, and noted for wit.
Great Musical Composers George T. Ferris

Putting my ear to Auber’s door, I listened—till I had made sure.
Shapes that Haunt the Dusk Various

It was just the heat of the day, and Auber, stretched out on a deck chair, was taking a sort of siesta.
Shapes that Haunt the Dusk Various

He had picked up Auber’s purse from the table, where it had lain beside his watch.
Shapes that Haunt the Dusk Various

Here also he made the acquaintance of Auber, ‘a stolid little elderly man, rather petulant in manner.’
Charles Dickens and Music James T. Lightwood

“But that is not an independent career, my child,” said Auber slowly.
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt

Daniel François Esprit (danjɛl frɑ̃swa ɛspri). 1782–1871, French composer, who was prominent in development of opéra comique. His works include 48 operas


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