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no. 376

Saturday, 27 November 2004

Maurice Farkoa and Zena Dare in
Franz Lehár's one act operetta
Mitislaw; or, The Love Match,
London Hippodrome, November 1909

Maurice Farkoa and Zena Dare

'Mr. Maurice Farkoa as Prince Mitislaw and Miss Zena Dare as Princess Amaranth,
in a scene from this dainty opera, wherein the love affairs of the Prince
are set forth to an accompaniment of charming music by Franz Lehár.'
(The Throne and Country, London, Saturday, 11 December 1909, p.542)

(photo: Foulsham & Banfield, London, 1909)

Mitislaw; or, The Love Match was the English version of Lehár's Mitislaw der moderne, the book and lyrics by Fritz Grünbaum and Robert Bodanzky, which was first produced at the Hölle cabaret theatre, Berlin, on 5 January 1907.

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