La Fille du Tambour-major

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La Fille du Tambour-major ("The Drum-Major's Daughter") is an opéra comique in three acts by Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)[1], with a French libretto by Alfred Duru (1829-1889)[2] and Henri Chivot (1830-1897)[3].


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)

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_fille_du_tambour-major

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Offenbach

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Duru

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Chivot

D.C. Boonzaier. 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 414.

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