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Brewer's: 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…

Brewer's: 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 …

Brewer's: 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…

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 Marichal

Juan MarichalBorn: Oct. 20, 1937Baseball RHP won 21 or more games 6 times for S.F. Giants from 1963-69; ended 16-year career at 243-142.Rocky MarcianoK - MDan Marino

Don Quixote

Don Quixote is the hero of Don Quixote, the early 17th century novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Quixote is a dreamer and a gentle buffoon, an aging gentleman who sets out from his village of La Mancha t…

Don Pasquale

Music:Gaetano DonizettiLibretto:Donizetti and Giovanni RuffiniPremiere:Paris, January 3, 1843 Donizetti's exuberant farce chronicles the illfated attempts of elderly bachelor Don Pasquale to s…

Don Draper

Don Draper is the mysterious, brusque, womanizing advertising genius at the heart of the TV show Mad Men. A super-stylish look at the culture of mass-market advertising in the early 1960s, Mad Men pre…

Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus MozartArchive PhotosMusic:Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLibretto:Lorenzo da PontePremiere:Prague, October 29, 1787 One of the most praised operas, Don Giovanni combines high drama wi…

Don Ellis

Don Ellis played trumpet in big bands and orchestras before leading his own bands and recording his own compositions in the 1960s and 1970s. Early on he became known for his experiments with odd time …