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1 (Rossini: Guillaume Tell). Ten. Son of Melcthal. He loves the Princess Mathilde, sister of the Austrian governor who dominates his country. After his father has been held hostage and killed, he helps Tell rid their country of Austrian domination. Created (1829) by Adolphe Nourrit.

2 (Henze: The English Cat). Bass. Nephew of Lord Puff, frightened he will be disinherited if Lord Puff and his new bride have offspring. Created (1983) by Roland Brecht.

Subjects: Opera.

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