• Musical scores, lyrics & libretti
      December 2012

      Cesare Pugni

      Esmeralda and Le Violon du diable

      by Editor(s): Edited and Introducted by Robert Ignatius Letellier

      Cesare Pugni (1802–70) made his debut as a composer at La Scala in 1826 with the opera Elerz e Zulmida. In the 1840s he worked closely with the choreographer Jules Perrot (1810–92) in Paris and in London, creating some of the most renowned ballets of the

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