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(J. Strauss II: Die Fledermaus). Bar. The Governor of the Prison in which Eisenstein is to serve a sentence. The two men meet at Prince Orlofsky's ball, each unaware of the other's identity—they are introduced to each other as French noblemen (Frank is ‘Chevalier Chagrin’) and struggle to talk in very poor French. Back at the prison, they are astonished to meet again, now in their natural state. Created (1874) by Herr Friese.

Subjects: Opera.


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