Le Nid d'Amour

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Le Nid d'Amour is an opera by composer Jacques-André Gaultier, and Eugène HusGenre (Pierre-Louis Stapleton, 1758 –1823).

The original text

The Le Nid d’Amours, ou Les Amours Vengés was originally conceived as an opera. 1798

Translations and adaptations

Le Nid d’Amours, ou Les Amours Vengés is a "ballet anacréontique" by Eugène Hus. First performed Théâtre Royal, Bruxelles, 9 March 1818. Published in Brussels by L. Poublon, 1818.

Le Nid d'Amour, an opéra comique in one act by Jean Baptiste Edouard Montaubry opened in Paris in 1885.

South African performances

1810: Performed in Cape Town in Dutch (as Het Liefdenest) , with new music composed by L. Meurant, performed in Cape Town as an afterpiece to Le Somnambule ou Orgia (Pont-de-Vesle), by the pupils of J. Riaux on 13 October 1810.

1810: Repeated by the same company, but apparently in French as Le Nid d'Amour this time, on 27 October, as an afterpiece to Le Baiser (Florian).


Jean-Philippe Van Aelbrouck, 1994. Dictionnaire des danseurs: chorégraphes et maîtres de danse à Bruxelles de 1600 à 1830[1]


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928[2]: pp. 129

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