Tote Stadt, Die

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Tote Stadt, Die (The Dead City). Opera in 3 acts by Erich Korngold to lib. by ‘Paul Schott’ (himself and his father) based on Ger. trans. by S. Trebitsch of G. Rodenbach's play Le Mirage, itself adapted from his novella Bruges la Morte (1892). Prod. Hamburg and Cologne (joint premières) 1920; Vienna and NY 1921; London (concert) 1996.