Zémire et Azor

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Zémire et Azor. Comédie-ballet in 4 acts by Grétry to lib. by J. F. Marmontel after the story Beauty and the Beast by J. M. Le Prince de Beaumont and after La Chaussée's play Amour pour Amour (1742). Prod. Fontainebleau 1771, London 1776 (revived by Beecham, Bath 1955). Other operas on this subject by Tozzi, Spohr, and García.