- 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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Famous quotes containing the word opera:
“I wish the opera was every night. It is, of all entertainments, the sweetest and most delightful. Some of the songs seemed to melt my very soul.”
—Frances Burney (17521840)
“Are you suggesting that we reopen the Opera with a murder as an added attraction?”
—Eric Taylor, Leroux, and Arthur Lubin. Lecours (Fritz Feld)
“The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.”
—Maria Jeritza (18871982)