From Ancient Greek ᾠδεῖον (ōideion), from ᾠδή (ōidē, “song”).
Odeon Sentence Examples
The most striking of these are the palaces of Duke Max and of Prince Luitpold; the Odeon, a large building for concerts, adorned with frescoes and marble busts; the war office; the royal library, in the Florentine palatial style; the Ludwigskirche, a successful reproduction of the Italian Romanesque style, built in 1829-1844, and containing a huge fresco of the Last Judgment by Cornelius; the blind asylum; and, lastly, the university.
In 1819 his play Les vepres Siciliennes was performed at the Odeon, then just rebuilt; it had previously been refused for the Theatre Francais.
As visible signs of his permanent services to art Munich possesses the Walhalla, the Glyptothek, the two Pinakotheken, the Odeon, the University, and many other magnificent buildings both sacred and profane.
In 1976 the Odeon was converted to a three-screen cinema.
Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 is the only full-length concert film ever released of Bruce and the E Street Band's first 25 years.