from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology A legendary Thracian poet and musician whose music had the power to move even inanimate objects and who almost succeeded in rescuing his wife Eurydice from Hades.
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- proper n. A Thracian musician and poet, who failed to retrieve his wife Eurydice from Hades.
- proper n. A male given name.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice. He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.
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- n. (Greek mythology) a great musician; when his wife Eurydice died he went to Hades to get her back but failed
Zucker, currently filming MOW "Orpheus", is in post-production on "The Untitled Onion Movie".
Orpheus is alive and well, but not in the Pantheon, the masquerade-hall named after the Roman seat of all the old gods,  but rather on the street, among those whose unsophisticated receptivity is offered as something of an ideal:
Orpheus is a figure of all artists, and Eurydice is his inspiration.
Now, the human population on Orpheus is dwindling, prey to the robot hunters of their own creation who themselves harbor a secret or three.
As Black Mask examines the bat communication device he found in Orpheus? helmet, a voice from behind him says?
The fate of Orpheus is parallel to the fate of Azrael: both were anti-Batman characters who were then turned into stooges for him, both were the black sheep of the Bat Family, both were introduced by through their own min-series and both had a lot of potential but died crappy deaths due to bad writing.
Through this act, Orpheus is no longer concerned with his work or himself.
But we have a parade called Orpheus, which is the first parade of Mardi Gras that has black people, white people, people of all different types of people, men, women that are allowed to ride in the parade, so it's the first parade of its kind.
The top of the page was titled Orpheus and Eurydice.
Encouraged by the applause, she sang the aria from "Orpheus" -- "Ah, I have lost her, all my happiness is gone."