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(Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann). Sop. A mechanical doll created by the inventor Spalanzani, her eyes provided by Coppélius. Believing her to be Spalanzani's daughter, Hoffmann falls in love with her. She is destroyed by Coppélius. Aria: Les oiseaux dans la charmille (‘Birds in the hedgerows’). Created (1881) by Adèle Isaac.

Subjects: Opera.

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