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50 cents admiration ADOLPHE ADAM ambassadress American Society amongst appeared arrived artist audience Barbaja beauty behold Benkhausen Berlin brilliant cantatrice capital carriage celebrated Cenerentola character charity charming Conservatoire contralto Count Rossi COUNTESS DE ROSSI Countess Rossi Court crowd Czar Darmstadt Desdemona diplo Donna Anna engagement enjoyment enthusiasm excited expression exquisite fame fortune Frankfort genius gifts girl grace greatest Hague heard heart HECTOR BERLIOZ Henriette Sontag heroine Italian Opera King of Prussia King of Sardinia lady Lumley lyrical stage M'lle Sontag Madame de Rossi Madame Rossi Madame Sontag Mademoiselle Sontag Madlle Majesty's Theatre Malibran marvellous melodious nature never NEW-YORK night noble once Otello Paris passion performance personages Petersburg Pisaroni possess Price 25 cents Price 50 princes Princess purity Rosina Rossini sang Sardinian Cabinet season sing singer soprano style success sweet talent taste THEOPHILE GAUTIER thought tion tone Vienna vocalist vocalization voice whilst woman young
Page 28 - Liebenswiirdigkeit of a German with the witchery of every other land. Madame Rossi's biography is one of great interest and instruction, and it is to be hoped will one day appear before the public. It is not generally known that she was ennobled by the king of Prussia, under the title of Mademoiselle de Launstein, and, since absolute will, it seems, can bestow the past as well as present and future, with seven Ahnherrn, or forefathers — " or eight," said the countess, laughing,
Page 28 - Altogether these rehearsals were merry meetings, and when our own bawling was over Madame Rossi went through her songs as scrupulously as the rest. I shall never forget the impression she excited one evening. We were all united in the great ball-room at the Governor's castle in Reval, which was partially illuminated for the occasion, and, having wound up our last noisy
Page 24 - In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own Season paints ; when Nature all Is blooming and benevolent, like thee.
Page 53 - ... all the qualities — although not in an equal degree — all like to find in an artist : sweetness never surpassed, agility almost fabulous, expression, and the most perfect intonation. On she carols, higher and higher, like a lark at
Page 10 - The pasteboard triumph and the cavalcade, Processions formed for piety and love, A mistress or a saint in every grove.
Page 54 - Canova's nymph, is full of that sweetness, which belongs more to the beau ideal than to mortal reality. I would say, that her foot is the prettiest thing imaginable, if her hands were not prettier still. She is faultless as to teeth, which the sweetest smile imaginable, for ever hovering round her mouth, sets off at every warble in all their glory.
Page 28 - ... it — I mean the Countess Rossi. The advantages which her peculiar experience and knowledge of society have afforded her, added to the happiest naturel that ever fell to human portion, render her exquisite voice and talent, both still in undiminished perfection, by no means her chief attraction in society. Madame Rossi could afford to lose her voice to-morrow, and would be equally sought. True to her nation, she has combined all the Liebenswurdigkeit of a German with the witchery of every other...
Page 2 - In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York.