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''[[La Princesse des Canaries]]'' is a French "opéra bouffe"[] (comic opera) in three acts by Charles Lecocq (1832-1918)[], with a libretto by Henri Chivot (1830-1897)[]
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and Alfred Duru (1829-1889)[]
== The original text ==
First performed in Paris at the Folies-Dramatiques on 9 February, 1883, and published by Choudens père et fils in the same year.
==Translations and adaptations==
The text adapted and translated into English as ''[[Pepita]]'' by Mostyn Tedde. This English text was published in London by Chappell & Co. (ca.1887).
== Performance history in South Africa ==
1890: Performed as ''[[Pepita]]'' in the [[Exhibition Theatre]], Cape Town, in January by [[The Edgar Perkins Lyric Opera Company]] , an opera company managed and directed by [[Edgar Perkins]]. The company included [[R.S. Gregg]], [[E. le Hay]], [[Dennis Coyne]], [[Frank Wheeler]], [[Harry Miller]], [[Ada Bemister]], [[Carrie Nelson]], [[Harriet Wood]], and [[Ella Bankhardt]]. Musical direction was by [[James Hyde]].
== Sources ==
Facsimile version of the original French published text, [[The Internet Arhive]][https://archive.org/details/laprincessedesca00leco_0/page/n20]
[[D.C. Boonzaier]]. 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage",  in ''SA Review'', 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in [[F.C.L. Bosman|Bosman]] 1980: pp. 374-439.)
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp. 389-390,
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