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author of words to be set to music in an opera or operetta

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Echo Of Light is due to gallop this morning while dual Group One winner Librettist has successfully come through his final piece of work before heading out to America.
The HRA's Disciplinary Panel decided that Heffernan "was not trying to act as a spoiler, but he did deliberately take a line which had the effect of materially interfering with Librettist, though this did not spoil the latter's chances".
Heffernan was handed a 14-day suspension for improper riding after the stewards ruled he had caused deliberate interference to Librettist, who faded into sixth.
The long shot was hassled first by Killybegs and then by Frankie Dettori's mount Librettist, with O'Brien's other representative Ivan Denisovich also battling for the lead in the first half of the race.
FRANKIE DETTORI can celebrate the 10 th anniversary of his 'Magnificent Seven' by driving LIBRETTIST to victory in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (4.
Godolphin's Librettist boasts the strongest claims for today's showpiece race, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot.
Godolphin's Librettist boasts the strongest claims for tomorrow's showpiece race, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot.
Godolphin's Librettist boasts the strongest claims for Saturday's showpiece race, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot (4.
Doctor Atomic * (San Francisco Opera, San Francisco): Composer John Adams and librettist Peter Sellars team on an operatic exploration of the life and fateful creation of A-bomb inventor J.
His wife of 62 years Iola Whitlock Brubeck usually collaborates as his librettist.
Griffin; composer-lyricists Brenda Russell, Allee brettist and Stephen Bray; librettist Marsha Norman; choreographer Ken Roberson; musical director Linda Twine; set designer John Lee Beatty; lighting designer Brian MacDevitt; costume designer Paul Tazewell; and sound designer Jon Weston.
NAMES LIKE FEUCHTWANGER, Werfel, and Seghers probably won't ring many bells today, but in the 1930s and `40s a long list of German playwrights, poets, and novelists were household names in America: Not just Thomas Mann, Nobel Prizewinning author of Magic Mountain, and Bertolt Brecht, librettist of The Three Penny Opera, endure today, but dozens of others who time has forgotten, including Anna Seghers, Franz Werfel, and Lion Feuchtwanger.
Moreover, I wonder whether Della Seta is entirely correct when he states that it "would have been unthinkable in the nineteenth century" for a librettist to suggest to the composer how to set to music parts of the text (p.
Perhaps the best example of successful partnership between librettist and composer is that of Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Richard Strauss, who collaborated on Elektra (1909), Der Rosenkavalier (1911), two versions of Ariadne auf Naxos (1912 and 1916; Ariadne on Naxos), Die Frau ohne Schatten (1919; The Woman Without a Shadow), Die agyptische Helena (1928; The Egyptian Helen), and Arabella (produced--after von Hofmannsthal's death--in 1933).
The opera's librettist is playwright David Henry Hwang, author of the provocative Broadway hit "M.