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Salome.
1. Opera in 1 act by Richard Strauss, being setting of Hedwig Lachmann's Ger. trans. of Wilde's Fr. play Salomé. Comp. 1903–5. Prod. Dresden 1905, NY Met 1907, London 1910. Fr. vers. by Strauss to Wilde's text, involving changes to vocal line and scoring, 1905, pubd. 1906. F.p. Paris 1907, concert perf. Montpellier 1989, stage Lyons 1990 (and recorded).

2. Opera, based on Wilde's play, by Mariotte. Prod. Lyons 1908, Paris 1910.

3. Drama without words, La tragédie de Salomé, by F. Schmitt. Prod. Paris 1907, rev. 1910.

4. Ballet choreog. Flemming Flindt, mus. by Maxwell Davies, prod. Stockholm 1978.

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Salome (səlō´mē), in the New Testament. 1 Daughter of Herod Philip and Herodias. She is generally supposed to be the daughter who danced to obtain the head of John the Baptist. 2 One of the women who ministered to Jesus, who beheld his crucifixion, and who brought offerings to his tomb. Many identify her with the wife of Zebedee.

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Salome (in the New Testament) the daughter of Herodias, who danced before her stepfather Herod Antipas. Given a choice of reward for her dancing, she asked for the head of St John the Baptist and thus caused him to be beheaded. Her name is given by Josephus; she is mentioned but not named in the Gospels.

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Salome (active 1st century ad) Daughter of Herodias and stepdaughter of Herod Antipas. She conspired with her mother to have John the Baptist executed.

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