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The Siren is an English version of Leo Fall's operetta in three acts, Die Sirene. The original version had book and lyrics by Leo Stein and Alfred Maria Willner and opened in Vienna on 5 January 1911. This English version with lyrics by Harry B. Smith was produced by Mr. Charles Frohman at the Knickerbocker Theatre, New York, on 28 August 1911.

Dramatis Personæ

BARON SIEGFRIED BAZILOS   (Minister of Police in Vienna) Frank Moulan
CLARISSE   (his wife) Elizabeth Firth
GRION   (a Court Official) Gilbert Childs
ARMAND   (Marquis de Ravaillac) Donald Brian
MALIPOTE   (Bazilos's Secretary) F. Pope Stamper
LOLOTTE Julia Sanderson
HANIBAL BECKMESSER   (a veterinary surgeon) Will West
FRAU EISENBEHR   (keeper of a port tavern) Florence Morrison
LADISLAS   (Bazilos's servant) Victor Le Roy
SUZANNE,  called the sweet mouse
YVONNE,  called the white rabbit
JUSTINE,  called the firefly
PEPI,  called the Humming bird
MIMI,  called the mermaid
NINON,  called the magpie
FRANZI,  called the butterfly
ALBERTA,  called the poodle
TONI,  called the kitty cat
MAGDA,  called the dragon fly
ROBERTINE,  called the gazelle
FREDA,  called the goldfish
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Moya Mannering
Pauline De Lorme
Clementina Dundas
Sara Carr
Jane Hall
Beatrice D'Essling
Helen May
Gene Cole
Eithel Kelly
Louise Donovan
Veronique Banner
Ethel Davis

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Private office of Bazilos, Minister of Police in Vienna.

ACT II   -   Conservatory in the house of Bazilos.

ACT III   -   Railroad junction in the suburbs of Vienna.


External Link
Vocal Score at the Internet Archive

American Musical Theatre

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