John Franceschina's Harry B. Smith: Dean of American Librettists (Forgotten PDF

By John Franceschina

ISBN-10: 0415938627

ISBN-13: 9780415938624

Harry B. Smith was once the main prolific author of librettos for the yankee musical theatre in historical past, with approximately half his three hundred works truly establishing in ny urban. furthermore, Smith was once instrumental in adapting and popularizing overseas musicals in the USA, considerably influencing writing and composing kinds of American exhibits. He labored with each significant composer in the USA among 1880 and 1920, and for that reason this exam of his paintings and procedure is very instructive of the heritage of the yank musical.

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