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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.
  
 
== 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 ==

Revision as of 09:27, 13 September 2019

Le Juif Errant ("the Wandering Jew") is a French opera with a libretto by Eugène Scribe and Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges.

Not to be confused with Scribe's other opera libretto for 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.

Performance history in South Africa

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

Sources

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: pp. 256-265, 374

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