Friedrich Artur, Prince of Homburg

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(Henze: Der Prinz von Homburg). Bar./ten. General of Cavalry. Sentenced to death for ignoring Marshal Dörfling's orders, he refuses to save himself by acting dishonourably. The Marshal, moved by this attitude, tears up the death warrant, leaving the prince free to marry the Elector's niece, Princess Natalie. Created (1960) by Vladimir Ruzdjak.

Subjects: Opera.

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