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1 (Gounod: Roméo et Juliette). Mez. Juliet's nurse. Created (1867) by Mme Duclos.

2 (Thomas: Hamlet). Mez. The Queen, mother of Hamlet, recently widowed and now about to marry Claudius, brother of her late husband the King. She and Claudius have conspired to cause her husband's death and she is terrified that Hamlet will find this out and seek revenge—which indeed he does. Created (1868) by Pauline Guéymard‐Lauters.

Subjects: Opera.


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