Le Secret

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Le Secret is a French one-act opéra by François Benoît Hoffman (1760–1828) and by Jean-Pierre Solié (1755- 1812).

The original text

Based on the 5 act comedy La Femme Jalouse by François-Antoine Jolly[1], the opera was first performed by the Opéra-Comique in the Salle Favart on 20 April 1796. Published in 1796 as a "comédie mêlée de musique" ("a comedy with music").


Translated into Dutch as Het Geheim by Pieter Gerardus Witsen Geysbeek. Published by Abraham Mars (Amsterdam), 1801.

Performances in South Africa

Sources

http://books.google.co.za/books/about/Het_geheim.html?id=holWAAAAcAAJ&redir_esc=y

Facsimile version of La Femme Jalouse, Google E-book[2]

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