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Cleopatralocked

  • Paul Corneilson

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Libretto subject used in many periods. The story is based on historical figures and events recounted in Plutarch’s Lives and other ancient writings; William Shakespeare ’s play has been an influential source. Operas on the subject are also entitled Cleopatra regina d’Egitto, La morte di Cleopatra...

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