La Fille du Tambour-major
La Fille du Tambour-major ("The Drum-Major's Daughter") is an opéra comique in three acts by Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880), with a French libretto by Alfred Duru (1829-1889) and Henri Chivot (1830-1897).
The original text
First performed at the Théâtre des Folies-Dramatiques, Paris, on 13 December, 1879.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1903: Performed as La Fille du Tambour Major on tour in South Africa by the Royal Australian Opera Company under the management of the Wheeler Company from May to October. Among the performers were Dan O'Connor and Gertie Campion. The itinerary included the Good Hope Theatre, Cape Town (in May) and His Majesty's Theatre, Johannesburg (from 11 July to some time in October)
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