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An Opera Manqué (1915–1916)

Neil Gould

in Victor Herbert

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780823228713
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823241798 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823228713.003.0016
An Opera Manqué (1915–1916)

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Thomas Dixon, director-general of the National Drama Corporation suggests that Herbert meets with him to discuss providing an original score for Dixon's new film, The Fall of a Nation. The premier was to be staged at the Metropolitan Opera House, but problems arose and the Liberty Theater was secured.

Keywords: National Drama Corporation; Thomas Dixon; The Fall of a Nation; Liberty Theater

Chapter.  4520 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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