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''[[Le Juif Errant]]''  ("the Wandering Jew") is a French opera  with a libretto by Eugène Scribe and Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges.
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''[[Le Juif Errant]]''  ("the Wandering Jew") is a French opera by Jacques Fromental Halévy (1799 - 1862)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fromental_Hal%C3%A9vy], with a French libretto by Eugène Scribe (1791-1861)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Scribe] and Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges (1799-1875)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules-Henri_Vernoy_de_Saint-Georges].
  
''Not to be confused with Scribe's  other opera libretto for '''''[[La Juive]]''''' ("the Jewess").''
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''Not to be confused with Halévy and Scribe's  other opera'''''[[La Juive]]''''' ("the Jewess").''
  
 
== The original text ==
 
== The original text ==
  
 
Based on Eugène Sue's novel , ''[[Le Juif errant]]'' (1844-45), the opera opened at the Paris Opera (Salle Le Peletier) on 23 April 1852, and had 48 further performances over two seasons.
 
Based on Eugène Sue's novel , ''[[Le Juif errant]]'' (1844-45), the opera opened at the Paris Opera (Salle Le Peletier) on 23 April 1852, and had 48 further performances over two seasons.
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==Translations and adaptations==
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Translated/adapted into [[Dutch]]  as '''''[[De Zwervende Jood]]''''' ("The Wandering Jew") by [[Joseph Suasso de Lima]]. Though performed, the translation was never published.
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The character and story is sometimes referred to as ''[[Die Swerwende Jood]]'' in [[Afrikaans]].
  
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
  
1837: the play was performed in Cape Town in 1837. The translation was never published.
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1837: Performed in [[Dutch]]  as ''[[De Zwervende Jood]]'' in Cape Town in 1837.  
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Juif_errant_(opera).
  
 
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1928. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika'', Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: [[J.H. de Bussy]]. [http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/bosm012dram01_01/]: pp. 256-265, 374
 
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1928. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika'', Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: [[J.H. de Bussy]]. [http://www.dbnl.org/tekst/bosm012dram01_01/]: pp. 256-265, 374
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Latest revision as of 16:31, 26 September 2019

Le Juif Errant ("the Wandering Jew") is a French opera by Jacques Fromental Halévy (1799 - 1862)[1], with a French libretto by Eugène Scribe (1791-1861)[2] and Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges (1799-1875)[3].

Not to be confused with Halévy and Scribe's other opera, La Juive ("the Jewess").

The original text

Based on Eugène Sue's novel , Le Juif errant (1844-45), the opera opened at the Paris Opera (Salle Le Peletier) on 23 April 1852, and had 48 further performances over two seasons.

Translations and adaptations

Translated/adapted into Dutch as De Zwervende Jood ("The Wandering Jew") by Joseph Suasso de Lima. Though performed, the translation was never published.

The character and story is sometimes referred to as Die Swerwende Jood in Afrikaans.

Performance history in South Africa

1837: Performed in Dutch as De Zwervende Jood in Cape Town in 1837.

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Juif_errant_(opera).

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [4]: pp. 256-265, 374

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