Kleider machen Leute (‘Clothes Make the Man’)
- Alfred Clayton
Musikalische Komödie in a Vorspiel and three acts by Alexander Zemlinsky to a libretto by Leo Feld after Gottfried Keller ’s novella; Vienna, Volksoper, 2 December 1910 (revised version, Prague, Neues Deutsches Theater, 22 April 1922).
In the Vorspiel Strapinski (tenor), a downcast tailor, is seen leaving Seldwyla to seek his luck elsewhere. A passing coachman gives him a lift to the neighbouring town of Goldach....