Les Deux Avares
Les Deux Avares ("The Two Misers") is an "opéra bouffon" or comic opera in two acts. The libretto was written by Fenouillot de Falbaire (Charles-Georges Fenouillot de Falbaire de Quingey, 1727-1800) and the music by André Grétry (André Ernest Modeste Grétry , 1741–1813).
The original text
Performed for the King at Fontainebleau on 27 October 1770, and in the Théâtre Italien, Paris, on 6 December 1770.
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