De Ster van het Noorden

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De Ster van het Noorden ("star of the north") is a Dutch musical comedy by J. Belinfante ()[].

The original text

Based on the French opera L'Etoile du Nord by Eugene Scribe (1791-1861) and Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864), published in Paris by Brandus, in Berlin by Schlesinger and in London by Beale and Co in 1854.

24-9-1872; 8-. 10-1872. 2.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1872: Performed in Dutch as Wie is de Prins? by Aurora II in the hall of the Germania Hall, Cape Town on 8 August, with De Vadervloek, of Misdaad en Wroeging (Van der Stempel).


Facsimile version of the original 1854 Berlin text of the French opera[1]

Ingmar Koch. 1997. Het ochtendgloren boven Kaapstad. Nederlandse rederijkers in Kaapstad, Tydskrif vir Nederlands & Afrikaans. (4de Jaargang, Nommer 2. Desember) [2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 467

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