Meaning : Unknown Meaning,

Origin : Greek, Greek Mythology,

Pronunciation : AWR-fee-əs (English)  ,

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Orpheus Expression, Orpheus Soul Urge, Orpheus Inner Dream


Numerology information Orpheus:

numerologyName Number: 3 Meaning: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism


Additional information Orpheus:

additionalIn Greek mythology: Orpheus was a musician and poet. He played the lyre and married Eurydice.

additionalGreek Meaning: The name Orpheus is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Orpheus is: Son of Apollo.

additionalPerhaps related to Greek ορφνη (orphne) meaning "the darkness of night". In Greek mythology Orpheus was a poet and musician who went to the underworld to retrieve his dead wife Eurydice. He succeeded in charming Hades with his lyre, and he was allowed to lead his wife out of the underworld on the condition that he not look back at her until they reached the surface. Unfortunately, just before they arrived his love for her overcame his will and he glanced back at her, causing her to be drawn back to Hades.


Definition funny of Orpheus:

urbanOne of the Argonuats, A man who knew the stories and ways of the gods and goddesess

urbanA Man of Knoledge

urbanThe Best fucking band EVER!!!!! They r totally awsome, it consists of three guys: Ethan L. Henry T. and Max N. Their place of origin is Oak Park!!!!!

urbanGuy 1: dude did u Orpheus last night?!?!?! Guy 2: Yeah they fuckin' rocked!!!! Slut Whore Groupies: ORPHEUS!!! Can we have an orgy w/ u?!?!?!?!


Expression information Orpheus:

expressionPeople with this name tend to be creative and excellent at expressing themselves. They are drawn to the arts, and often enjoy life immensely. They are often the center of attention, and enjoy careers that put them in the limelight. They tend to become involved in many different activities, and are sometimes reckless with both their energies and with money.


Soul information Orpheus:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire for travel and adventure, and want to set their own pace in life without being governed by tradition.


Songs about Orpheus:

songsOrpheus - Ash  

songsThe Lyre of Orpheus - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds  

songsOrpheus in the Underworld: Can-can by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Frank Shipway from the Album 100 Kickass Classical Pieces

songsThe Theme From Black Orpheus by Paul Desmond from the Album Take Ten

songsBlack Orpheus by Aldo Menti from the Album Frammenti

songsBlack Orpheus (Manha De Carnaval) by Jlb Jazz Collective from the Album With Jason Gamer

songsBlack Orpheus: Samba De Orfeu by Breno Mello from the Album Black Orpheus

songsOrphée aux enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Overture by Frank Shipway Royal Philharmonic Orchestra from the Album 50 Children's Classical Themes

songsIt's Never Over (Hey Orpheus) by Arcade Fire from the Album Reflektor


Books about Orpheus:

booksOrpheus Descending: A Play in Three Acts by Tennessee Williams (Jan 1998)

booksOrpheus and the Roots of Platonism by Algis Uzdavinys (Dec 1, 2011)

booksOrpheus & Eurydice: A Lyric Sequence by Gregory Orr (Feb 1, 2001)

booksThe Song of Orpheus (Myths Behaving Badly) by Selena Kitt (Jun 17, 2010)

booksThe Orpheus Descent: A Novel by Tom Harper (May 27, 2014)

booksOrpheus by Dan DeWitt (Aug 31, 2011)

booksOrpheus by George Robert Stow Mead (Nov 27, 2012)


Movies about Orpheus:

moviesBlack Orpheus 2012 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 48 mins Starring: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, et al. Directed by: Marcel Camus

moviesOrpheus und Eurydike 2014 Unrated - Runtime: 1 hr 45 mins Starring: Yann Bridard, et al. Directed by: Gerard Mortier

moviesOz: Season 4 2000 NR - Runtime: 16 hrs Starring: Kirk Acevedo, Ernie Hudson, et al.

moviesBeauty and the Beast: Season 1 1987 NR - Runtime: 17 hrs 46 mins Starring: Linda Hamilton, Ron Perlman, et al.

moviesBlack Orpheus 2010 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 47 mins Starring: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, et al. Directed by: Marcel Camus

moviesOrphic Trilogy 1950 Unrated - Runtime: 3 hrs 45 mins Starring: Jean Cocteau, Claudine Auger, et al. Directed by: Jean Cocteau

moviesOrpheus Descending 2014 Unrated - Runtime: 1 hr 57 mins


Wiki information Orpheus:

Opera Character, Film character, Person Or Being In Fiction, Art Subject, Name source, Literature Subject, Book Character, Fictional Character, Theater Character

Orphée #2 is a fictional character from the 2012 film You Haven't Seen Anything Yet.

Surrealism Film, Film, Award-Nominated Work, Ranked item

Orpheus is a 1950 French film directed by Jean Cocteau and starring Jean Marais. This film is the central part of Cocteau's Orphic Trilogy, which consists of The Blood of a Poet, Orpheus and Testament of Orpheus. The trilogy has been released as a...