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[oh-ber] /oʊˈbɛr/
Daniel François Esprit
[da-nyel frahn-swa es-pree] /daˈnyɛl frɑ̃ˈswa ɛsˈpri/ (Show IPA),
1782–1871, French composer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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 Græme had received from Paris an unpublished opera of Auber's.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."

  • Liszt relates a speech of Auber's, to whom a young musician of great promise had been presented.

  • That was true, Ezekiel said; and Auber had not seen the man in five years.

  • 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.

  • It was just the heat of the day, and Auber, stretched out on a deck chair, was taking a sort of siesta.

  • He had picked up Auber's purse from the table, where it had lain beside his watch.

  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for Auber


/French obɛr/
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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