Het Zangerfeest

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Aus Liebe zur Kunst, oder Ein Singspiel is a German musical farce in one act by Gustav von Moser (1825-1903)[1].

The original text

The play was first performed at the Wallner-Theater, Berlin and published by Eduard Bloch, L. Lassar's Buchhandlung in Berlin, Brüderstrasse Nr. 2, Berlin, in 1873, with the music attributed to August Conradi (1821-1873)[].

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Dutch as Het Zangerfeest ("the singer's festival") .

Performance history in South Africa

Performed in Dutch as Het Zangerfeest by the rederijkerskamer Onze Taal in the Pretoria in the period 1891-1898.


Archival Material on the play in the Learned Collection on German-Language Theater, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania (Theodor Bloch materials, Folders 311-313)[2]


Ludwig Wilhelm Berthold Binge. 1969. Ontwikkeling van die Afrikaanse toneel (1832-1950). Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 35.

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