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Schweigsame Frau, Die (‘The Silent Woman’)locked

  • David Murray

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Komische Oper in three acts by Richard Strauss to a libretto by Stefan Zweig after Ben Jonson play Epicoene; Dresden, Staatsoper, 24 June 1935.

With the unexpected death in 1929 of Hofmannsthal, his junior by a decade, the 65-year-old Strauss was bereft – midway through their ...

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