Les Souldiers Mordorés, ou La Cordonnière Allemande

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Les Souldiers Mordorés, ou La Cordonnière Allemande is a "comédie lyrique" in 2 acts with a libretto by A. de Ferriéres[] and music by Alessandro Mario Antonio Fridzeri (1741-1825)[1].

The original text

First performed on 11 January 1776 at the Comédie-Italienne, Paris, and various European cities subsequently. Published under the name of Fridzeri

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1805: Performed on 17 June in French by the Fransch Liefhebbery Theater Gezelschap ("French Amateur Theatre Company"), led by Mr Delémery in the African Theatre Cape Town, with Les Battus paient l'Amende (Dorvigny)


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: pp. 90

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