Die Brautkrone oder Das Traumgesicht ("The bridal coronet, or the phantom appearance") is a German play in four acts by Heinrich C. Cuno (**-1829).
The original text
Styled "Ein romantisches Gemälde der Vorzeit" ("A romantic tableau of earlier times"), the play was published by Joachim in 1811.
Translations and adaptations
Translated into Dutch as De Bruidskroon, of De Droomverschijning ("The bridal coronet, or the phantom appearance") published by Abraham Mars, 1814 in Amsterdam.
Performance history in South Africa
1831: Performed in Dutch by Tot Nut en Vermaak on 23rd April, 1831 in Cape Town as De Bruidskroon, of De Droomverskyning, with De Eerste April ("The first of April", Westerman) as an afterpiece.
Facsimile of the 1814 Dutch translation, Google eBook
F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. : pp. 242-3.
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