1938 in Music - Opera

Opera

  • Paul Frederic Bowles – Denmark Vesey
  • Paul Hindemith – Mathis der Maler
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky – Colas Breugnon
  • Jeronimas Kacinskas – Nonet
  • Ernst Krenek – Karl V
  • Douglas Stuart Moore – The Devil and Daniel Webster

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