Lord Arthur Bucklaw

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(Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor). Ten. Lucia agrees to marriage with him to save her brother's fortune and political skin. Takes part (with Edgardo, Enrico, Lucia, Raimondo, and Alisa) in the famous sextet, his opening line being Qual terribile momento (‘What a terrible moment’). Created (1835) probably by Achille Balestraccii.

Subjects: Opera.

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