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AND A History of Opera: Milestones and MetamorphosesAbout the Author:
Ranked as one of the greatest melodists of his era, Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet (1842 - 1912) was a French composer whose operas fell out of fashion after his death. However since the mid-1970s interest has been rekindled.
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Descripción Oneworld Classics, 1984. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0714540412