Helene Sophie Emilie Rosen in Elberfeld - in the beginning of 1904

from Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908, page 237:

I must tell you that we have been here since January because they are presenting an opera by my husband, the libretto of which I have translated from the English. The production here has given rise to so many difficulties that we have had to adapt parts of the libretto. - My husband does not know German well enough, so it was mostly I who had to do this. The whole thing being awfully urgent we really worked day and night. But now everything is well under way; the singers and the conductor, somewhat recalcitrant at first are now growing more and more enthusiastic about it. The music of …   more >>

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Delius, and Lionel Carley (ed.), Delius: A Life in Letters 1862-1908 (), p. 237. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1462634081170 accessed: 16 April, 2024

location of experience: Elberfeld


Helene Sophie Emilie Rosen

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Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1904
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Letter from Jelka Delius to Auguste Rodin, Elberfeld, 27.2.1904, Hotel Bristol.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Sat, 07 May 2016 16:14:41 +0100
Approved on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:30:11 +0100