Gustavus III., or, The masked ball
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Gustavus III., or, The masked ball grand tragic opera in five acts with ballet

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Published by Volksfreund] in [Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English


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Other titlesGustavus III, The masked ball
Statementfrom the French by E. Scribe ; music by D.F.E. Auber ; translated by H.A. Rattermann
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsRattermann, H. A. 1832-1923, Scribe, Eugène, 1791-1861
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15205954M

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King Gustav III of Sweden is best known for being mortally wounded during a masked ball at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, Sweden and dying thirteen days later. The incident was the subject of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball). Get this from a library! Gustavus of Sweden, or, The masked ball: a historical drama in two acts. [Thomas James Thackeray]. Upon this Scribe libretto the book of "Un Ballo in Maschera" is based. Verdi’s opera was originally called "Gustavo III," and, like the Scribe-Auber work, was written around the assassination of Gustavus III, of Sweden, who, Ma , was shot in the back during a masked ball at Stockholm. GUSTAVUS III. (). King of Sweden from to He was born Janu , and succeeded his father, Adolphus Frederick (q.v.), in , at a period when the royal power had almost disappeared before the encroachments of the nobility, and the country was distracted by the strife of the rival political parties known as the “Hats” and “Caps.” (See Caps and Hats.).