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Swan song

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Definition of the noun swan song

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  1. a final performance or effort (especially before retirement)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of swan song: last hurrah
    • more generic word: performance = the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment


  1. "swan song" a.k.a. "Schwanengesang" D.957 is the title of a posthumous collection of songs by Franz Schubert.
  2. "Swan Song" a.k.a. "Labudova pesma" is the eleventh studio album from Serbian and former Yugoslav rock band Riblja Čorba, released in 1992.
  3. "Swan Song" a.k.a. "Schwangesang" is a composition.
  4. "SWAN SONG" is a musical single of ART-SCHOOL.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  5. "Swan Song" is a musical album of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Party.
  6. "Swan Song" is a song recorded by the Bee Gees and released as the closing track on the group's fifth album Idea on September 1968.It was also released as the B-side of "I Started a Joke" in France.The song's promotional video was released in 2006 on The Idea: TV Special 1968. And on the video, Maurice Gibb playing a Rickenbacker 4001 and Vince Melouney playing a Gibson ES-335.
  7. "Swan Song" is a musical single of KinKi Kids.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  8. "Swan Song" is a musical single of PASSENGERS.
    • released on (26 years ago)
  9. "Swan Song" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  10. "Swan Song" is a composition.
  11. "Swan Song" is a musical album of Lykauges.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  12. "Swan Song" is a musical album of Optimist Park.
    • released on
  13. "Swan Song" is a musical EP of Giant Drag.
    • released on (4 years ago)


  1. "Swan Song" is a 1987 horror novel by American novelist Robert R. McCammon. It is a work of post-apocalyptic fiction describing the aftermath of a nuclear war that provokes an evolution in humankind.
    • language: English Language
    • characters:
      • Sue Wanda Prescott
      • Josh Hutchins
      • Sister Creep
      • Colonel Macklin
      • Roland Croninger
    • genres: Dystopia, Science Fiction, Horror, Speculative fiction, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
    • copyright: 1987
    • released in (28 years ago)
    • some of the awards:
  2. "Swan song" is a book by John Galsworthy, published on (87 years ago), translated work.
    • also known as "Swan Song (Forsyte Chronicles)"
  3. "Swan Song" is a book by Edmund Crispin.
    • also known as "Swan Song (Felony & Mayhem Mysteries) (Gervase Fen Mysteries)", "Swan song: a detective story"
    • genres: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  4. "Swan Song" is a book published in 1975 that was written by Brian Stableford.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (40 years ago)


  1. "Swan Song" is a 1945 Argentine romantic drama film directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen and starring Mecha Ortiz, Roberto Escalada and Miguel Gómez Bao. The film portrays the ultimately tragic relationship between a young composer and a more mature woman. For her performance Ortiz was awarded the Argentine Film Academy's Silver Condor prize for Best Actress.
  2. "Swan Song" is a 1992 short film directed by Kenneth Branagh and adapted for the screen by Hugh Cruttwell from the one act play of the same name by Anton Chekhov. It stars John Gielgud as the aging actor Svetlovidov and Richard Briers as the prop-master Nikita.
  3. "Swan Song" is a drama film directed by Jerry London.
  4. "Swan Song" is a 1986 drama film written by Jiesheng Kong and Zeming Zhang and directed by Zeming Zhang.
  5. "Swan Song" is a 2013 short film directed by Jerry Galle, Anouk De Clercq, and Anton Aeki.
  6. "Swan Song" is a film written by Saeed Assadi and Payman Maadi. It is also directed by Saeed Assadi.
  7. "Swan Song" is an World Press Photo Award-winning interactive documentary by Caitlyn Greene.

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Google previewPhiladelphia Flyers Encyclopedia (2003)

by David Sherman

Chapter 29: 1995-96 Spectrum Swan Song.

Google previewWebster's New World Dictionary (2003)

by Victoria Neufeldt, Andrew N. Sparks, Webster's New World

a soft, thick flannel Also swaru'down' swan song [after the song sung, ...

Google previewBusiness Man's Dictionary and Guide to English (1920)

swan song (swan song), the song which the swan was fabled to sing at death; hence, any last utterance of a poet, musician, etc. swap (swop), v. t., to exchange: n., an exchange . sward (sword), n., turf. swarm (sworm), n., a large body ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. (Two Volume Set) (2009)

by Kenneth A. Reinert, Ramkishen S. Rajan, Amy Joycelyn Glass

"Latin America's Swan Song." Mi- meo. Downloadable from edu/krugman/ www/swansong.html. Working out Brazil's options with the Swan ...

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Swan song Meaning

Video shows what swan song means. A final performance or accomplishment, especially one before retirement.. swan song synonyms: farewell performance, ...

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The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death. (Henry Miller)
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