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The Duchess is a comic opera in three acts with book and lyrics by Joseph Herbert and Harry B. Smith and music by Victor Herbert. It opened at the Lyric Theatre, New York, on 16 October 1911.

Dramatis Personæ

ARISTIDE BOUTONNIERE Wilton Taylor
ROSE   (his daughter) Fritzi Scheff
ANGELIQUE BOUTONNIERE   (her aunt) May Boley
MARIANNE   (her cousin) Lillian Spencer
PHILIPPE   (Marquis de Montreville) George Anderson
ADOLPHE   (Comte de Paravante) John E. Hazzard
BONI DE FRANCELLAS   (man about town) George Graham
ALFONSO CASTELET Madison Smith
LIEUT. PROSPER DE MERIMEE Robert Milliken
COMTE GASTON GEROME Raymond Bloomer
PICOTTE   (footboy) M. Berenson
DUCHESS DE GREADFRE Ida Bernard
NOTARY Robert Flynn

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   The Flower Shop of Aristide Boutonniere.

ACT II   -   Grand Salon in the Chateau de Montreville.

ACT III   -   Hunting Lodge of the Duc de Montpensier at Versailles.

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External Links
Vocal Score at The Library of Congress

American Musical Theatre

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