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Delsarte \Del*sarte"\, n., or Delsarte system \Delsarte system\ A system of calisthenics patterned on the theories of Fran[,c]ois Delsarte (1811 -- 71), a French teacher of dramatic and musical expression.


Delsarte may refer to

  • François Delsarte, French musician, founder of the Delsarte System
  • Jean Delsarte, French mathematician

Category:French-language surnames

Usage examples of "delsarte".

Her figure was tall, slender, and as flexible in movement as that of a Delsarte disciple.