Le Baiser

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Full title in French, Le Baiser, ou La Bonne Fée, an "opéra-comique" in three acts, with a libretto by Florian (Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian, 1755–1794)[1], and compositions by Stanislas Champein (1753-1830)[2].

The original text

First performed in Paris at the Comédie Italienne on 26 November 1781.

First published Paris : Lawalle L'Écuyer, 1784, revised before 1813 and again 1823-1824.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1810: Performed in Cape Town by the pupils of J. Riaux on 27 October, with Le Nid d'Amour as afterpiece.





F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: pp. 129

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