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Gender: F Meaning of Corisande: "chorus-singer" Origin of Corisande: Greek

Corisande is a very unusual, haunting choice, with the aura of medieval romance--it is found in early Spanish romantic tales, arriving in the English-speaking world in the nineteenth century.

'La belle Corisande' was the poetic name applied to Diane de Poitiers, the beautiful and powerful mistress of King Henry II—-Henri of Navarre-- of France.

Lady Corisande is the leading character in Benjamin Disraeli's 1870 novel Lothair, and, more recently, was heard in Annabel Davis-Goff's novel This Cold Country.

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Famous People Named Corisande

French writer Antoinette Corisande Elisabeth de Gramont (1875-1954), life partner of Natalie Clifford Barney (and half-sister to Corisande "Corise" de Gramont) and descendant of Diane d'Andoins ("La Belle Corisande")

Pop Culture References for the Name Corisande

Corisande, lover of Florestan in Lully's 1684 opera 'Amadis'
Lady Corisande in Disraeli's novel 'Lothair' (1870)
The documentarian Revel Guest has a daughter named Corisande

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