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Literary Sources

Bourgeois, Eugène and Souvestre, Emile

  • Le pasteur, ou L'évangile et le foyer a play used for Stiffelio.

Lord Byron

Duke of Rivas

Dumas, Alexander

Duveyrier, Charles

Grossi, Tommasa

Gutiérrez, Antonio Garcia

Hugo, Victor

  • Hernani a French play used for Ernani.
  • Le Roi s'amuse a play used for Rigoletto.

Mariette, Auguste

  • a story by Mariette used for Aïda.

Méry, Joseph

Piazza, Antonio

  • Oberto a libretto used for Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio.

Piave, Francesco Maria

Pineu-Duval, Alexandre Vicent

  • Le Faux Stanislas a play used for Un Giorno di Regno.

Schiller, Friedrich

Scribe, Eugène

Shakespeare, William

  • King Henry IV and The Merry Wives of Windsor plays used for Falstaff.
  • Macbeth a play used for Macbeth.
  • Othello a play used for Otello.

Solera, Temistocle


  • Alzire, ou Les Américains a play used for Alzira.

Werner, Zacharias

  • Attila, König der Hunnen a play used for Attila.

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