Fledermaus, Die (‘The Bat’)
- Andrew Lamb
Komische Operette in three acts by johann Strauss to a libretto by Carl Haffner and richard Genée , after henri Meilhac and ludovic Halévy ’s Le réveillon; Vienna, Theater an der Wien, 5 April 1874.
Meilhac and Halévy’s vaudeville was first translated for Vienna by Carl Haffner as a straight play. However, the peculiarly French custom of the ...