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Shanewis [ The Robin Woman: Shanewis ]locked

  • Thomas Warburton

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Opera in one act by Charles Wakefield Cadman to a libretto by Nelle Richmond Eberhart; New York, Metropolitan Opera, 23 March 1918.

The plot is partly based on the life of the Creek Indian Tsianina Redfeather, Shanewis being a phonetic approximation of her name. She herself assisted Cadman in the lectures he gave on Indian music throughout the USA....

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