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Rigoletto

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts by Verdi to lib. by Piave based on V. Hugo's play Le Roi s'amuse (1832). Orig. title was La maledizione (The Curse). Comp. 1850–1. Prod. Venice 1851, London 1853, NY 1855.

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Rigoletto

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in 3 acts by Verdi to lib. by Piave based on V. Hugo's play Le Roi s'amuse (1832). Orig. title was La maledizione (The Curse). Comp. 1850–1. Prod. Venice 1851, London 1853, NY 1855.

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Rigoletto

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 407 words.

(Verdi: Rigoletto). Bar. A widower, father of Gilda and court jester to the Duke of Mantua. He

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<i>Rigoletto</i>

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 258 words.

(Verdi). Lib. by Francesco Maria Piave; 3 acts; f.p. Venice 1851, cond. Giuseppe Verdi.

Mantua,

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Rigoletto

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 542 words.

(Rigoletto—Verdi) by Frank Johnson

Verdi, seeking successfully to interest the librettist Piave in the subject, urged:

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Rigoletto

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 221 words.

The hunchbacked court jester who is the central character of the opera by Verdi that bears his name (1851

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Rigoletto

Roger Parker.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 2954 words.

Melodrammain three acts by giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by francesco maria Piave after victor Hugo’s play Le roi s’amuse; Venice, Teatro La Fenice, 11 March 1851.

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Rigoletto

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 37 words.

Opera in 3 acts by Verdi to lib. by Piave based on V. Hugo's play Le Roi s'amuse (1832

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Rigoletto

Roger Parker.

in The Grove Book of Operas

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 2973 words.

Melodramma in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Victor Hugo's play Le roi

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Rigoletto

Abramo Basevi.

in The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 6342 words.

This chapter analyzes Verdi's Rigoletto, first performed in Venice in March 1851. The libretto by Piave was taken from Victor Hugo's play Le roi s'amuse. The opera was greatly celebrated...

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Rigoletto

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 25 words.

Opera (melodramma) by Verdi in three acts with a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Victor Hugo's play

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