Cleopatra"s night = Une nuit de Cléopatre : opera in two acts by Henry Kimball Hadley

Cover of: Cleopatra

Published by Ditson in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Librettos,
  • Operas

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementtext by Alice Leal Pollock, based on a story by Théophile Gautier; French version by Grace Hall
ContributionsPollock, Alice Leal
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 9-31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25199447M

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