Translation of diva in Spanish:


diva, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdivə/ /ˈdiːvə/

nounplural divas, plural dive

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    diva feminine
    • Baker, not ordinarily thought of as a dramatic singer, shows most opera divas how to act with the voice.
    • The opera diva could accent a single word, like ‘ma’ in Rosina's aria in The Barber of Seville.
    • One of Cuba's most celebrated divas will stop off in Cork and Dublin next weekend.
    • Why would one of opera's most acclaimed divas take a major musical risk?
    • Some of this singing is a little more operatic than it needs to be, but America's embrace is broad enough to hold the diva, the heldentenor, and more besides.
    • In 1851 the famed diva Jenny Lind, known as the Swedish Nightingale, sang at the Academy of Music opera house in Northampton, Mass.
    • And with a soprano taking the role, rather than a mezzo-soprano, for once the two divas were equals in their fireworks.
    • I cannot emphasise too strongly the vocal results of this disc from two accomplished divas of this order.
    • Perhaps our diva should have listened more carefully to her colleagues in this La Traviata and learned something from them.
    • The following year McNally won the Tony again for Master Class, his portrait of opera diva Maria Callas.
    • How distant those days of divas and arias must seem now as he watches the clouds gather over the Cuillins.
    • Lieberson gets her own diva showcase at the Met later on this season, as Dido in Berlioz's Les Troyens, and I can't wait.
    • This is the story of Emma Albani, a woman from Chambly, Quebec who rose to become one of the late 19th century's greatest opera divas.
    • ‘In 1870, the diva of the opera house had the presence and effect of David Beckham, Madonna and Kylie Minogue all rolled into one,’ says Driver.
    • In those days, each operatic diva had fiercely partisan fans.