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Manon an opera in four acts by Jules Massenet

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Published by s.n. in [London? .
Written in English


  • Operas -- Librettos -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

RBSC copy: Includes the cast list for the Thursday, May 7th, 1883 performance.

Statementmusic by J. Massenet ; words by MM. H. Meilhac and Ph. Gille ; English version by Joseph Bennett.
ContributionsMeilhac, Henri, 1831-1897., Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901., Bennett, Joseph, 1831-1911
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20227007M

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