Today in History - On This Day - November 12th. 1909 - First performance of the opera The Count of Luxembourg

On November 12th. 1909 the first performance of the opera
Der Graf von Luxembourg (in English: The Count of Luxembourg)
took place at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna (Austria).























The Count of Luxembourg is an opera written in three acts by
Franz Lehár. He was born on April 30th. 1870 in the Kingdom of
Hungary, Austria-Hungary.




The opera is about a Viennese aristocrat, who moved to Paris to
have the Bohemian life at the beginning of the 20th. century.
There he fell in love with a glamorous opera singer.

This first opera performance of the Count of Luxembourg,
in Vienna became a great success.


Source pictures: wikipedia
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