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1 (Gay: The Beggar's Opera). Mez. Wife of Peachum and mother of Polly. She is angry to find that her daughter has secretly married the highwayman Macheath and helps to have him arrested. Created (1728) by Mrs Martin.

2 (Weill: The Threepenny Opera). Mez. As in (1). Created (1928) by Rosa Valetti.

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