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Roger Parker

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Opera in four acts by giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by antonio Ghislanzoni after a scenario by Auguste Mariette; Cairo, Opera House, 24 December 1871.

During the late 1860s the search for suitable librettos began to cause Verdi increasing problems. One of his most active helpers was the French librettist and impresario camille Du locle, with whom Verdi had collaborated in the making of Don Carlos. Du Locle sent Verdi a stream of

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