Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg
Widely known simply as Tannhäuser.
The original text
First performed on 19 October 1845 in the Königliches Hoftheater, Dresden.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1899: Performed and taken on a tour the South African cities and towns by the visiting Arthur Rousbey Grand English Opera Company, under the management of Frank de Jong and Herbert Flemming, appearing in Cape Town's Opera House in the second half of the year.
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