Paris: Choudens [PN A.C. 13,494], 1906. Large octavo. Full modern blue cloth, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 1f. (notes on first performance, named cast list, and contents), 274 pp.
Named cast includes for the 1906 production includes Charlotte Wyns, Dereyne, Lucien Fugère, Zocchi, Thonnerieux, Rougon, Perret, Bonafé, Rebuffel, Vincent, and Delcour and for the 1908 production Chenal, Nelly Martyl, Judith Lassalle, Lucien Fugère, Léon Beyle, Delvoye, Blancard, Vaurs, Lucazeau, Barthez, Brun, and Fayolle.
Binding slightly worn and faded. First three leaves detached and with tears to inner margins; minor chip to upper corner of final leaf.
First performed at the Théâtre de l'Opéra in Nice in February 1906, under A. Saugey.
An English composer, and singer, "although French influences (Massenet especially) predominate in de Lara’s operas, he was a truly eclectic composer." Nigel Burton and Susan Thach Dean in Grove Music Online. Item #28919
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