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James Robinson Planché: The Vampire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6371

Scope and Contents

Libretto of 'The Vampire: A Grand Romantic Opera freely translated from the German of Wilhelm Aug. Wohlbrück and adapted to the music of Heinrich J. R. Planché', 68 folios. The volume appears to be the original working copy for the production which opened on 25 August 1829 at the English Opera House, London. There are many corrections to the translation. Sketches of positions of cast and additional stage directions have been inserted in pencil. The names of the cast are on p. 1.


  • Creation: 1829


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1922.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

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Repository Details

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