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Oscar Wilde
Writer of the play that R. Strauss arranged for Salome libretto.
Hedwig Lachmann
Translator of O. Wilde play that Strauss used for Salome
Dresden
German city where Rosenkavalier and Salome premiered
Emmy Destinn
German soprano who created Salome
Max Reinhardt
Owned theatre where Wilde's Salome play was seen by Strauss
Pauline de Ahna
Soprano wife of Strauss
Berlin
Germany city where Wozzeck was premiered
Erich Kleiber
Wozzeck conductor at its Berlin premiere.
Schoenberg
Taught Berg, and first to publish Sprechstimme
Humperdink
Inventor of sprechstimme
Leopold Stokowski
Conductor who premiered Wozzeck in USA at Philly
Hugo Hofmannsthal
Librettist for Rosenkavalier
George Crabbe
Poet of "The Borough" on which Peter Grimes is based
Montagu Slater
Peter Grimes librettist
Serge Koussevitsky
Famous conductor who commissioned Peter Grimes
Frank Bridge
composer and Britten's composition teacher
Maltings
Theatre built by Britten for Aldeburgh Festival
6 Operas of Strauss
Salome
Elektra
Der Rosenkavalier
Ariadne auf Naxos
Frau ohne Schatten
Arabella
6 Operas of Britten
Peter Grimes
Rape of Lucretia
Albert Herring
Billy Budd
Turn of the Screw
Midsummer Night's Dream
2 Russian composers + operas
Tchaik - Onegin
R-K - Sadko
Balfe
Famous Irish composer
Uppmann
created Billy Budd
Sadler's Wells
London theatre where Grimes premiered
Lotte Lehmann
most famous Salome
George Buchner
Author of unfinished play on which Wozzeck is based
Mary Garden
First in sing Salome in USA
Olive Fremstad
First to sing Salome at MET