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Don Juan

A native of Seville, son of Don José and Donna Inez, a blue-stocking. When Juan was sixteen years old he got into trouble with Donna Julia, and was sent by his mother, then a widow, on…

Don Giovanni

Mozart's best opera. (See Don Juan.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Don JuanDon A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …

Don Quixote

(2 syl.). A gaunt country gentleman of La Mancha, gentle and dignified, affectionate and simple-minded, but so crazed by reading books of knight-errantry that he believes himself called up…

Don

is do-on, as “Don your bonnet.” (See Doff, Dup.) Then up he rose, and donned his clothes, And dupp'd the chamber door. Shakespeare: Hamlet, iv. 5. Don A man of mark, an aris…

Juan Darièn

By: Julie Taymor and Elliott GoldenthalMusic and Original Lyrics: Elliott GoldenthalDirector: Julie TaymorSets and Costumes: G.W. Mercier and Julie TaymorPuppetry and Masks: Julie TaymorLighti…

Juan Fernandez

A rocky island in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Chili. Here Alexander Selkirk, a buccaneer, resided in solitude for four years, and his history is commonly supposed to be the basis of…

King Juan Carlos

Name at birth: Juan Carlos Alfonso Victor María de Borbón y BorbónA member of a royal line that stretches back to Louis XIV of France, Juan Carlos I was king of Spain from 1975 until 2014, when he ann…

Juan Luis Guerra

Juan Luis Guerra has had a long successful music career, writing and performing Latin pop based on traditional Caribbean rhythms and traditional Dominican styles. From the Dominican Republic, Guerra s…

The Swallows of San Juan Capistrano

Back from winter vacation in Argentina by Gerry Brown The interior of the San Juan Capistrano mission. Related Links San Juan CapistranoswallowJunipero Serra They're o…