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De Simone, Roberto (1933–)

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

Second edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199689828
Published online November 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191769504
De Simone, Roberto (1933–)

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In his theatrical version of ‘La gatta Cenerentola’ (‘The *Cinderella Cat’, 1976) he set Giambattista *Basile’s 17th-century fairy tale to music, incorporating popular songs of Basile’s own time with original variations on the modern folk repertoire of the Naples area. In ...

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