The Wandering Scholar

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The Wandering Scholar is musical comedy in 1 act; with music by William Henry Bell and libretto by Clifford Bax.

The original text

Based on The Wandering Scholars by Helen Waddell.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1935: Presented by the South African College of Music, conducted by the composer.


Wayne Muller. 2018. A reception history of opera in Cape Town: Tracing the development of a distinctly South African operatic aesthetic (1985–2015). Unpublished PhD thesis.

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