Don Giovanni

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Don Giovanni (Il dissoluto punito, ossia Il Don Giovanni; The Rake punished, or Don Giovanni). Dramma giocoso in 2 acts by Mozart (K527) to lib. by da Ponte based on the Don Juan legend as told in Bertati's play (1775). Comp. 1787. Prod. Prague 1787, Vienna 1788 (with extra material), London 1817 (or earlier), NY 1826. See also Don Juan.