Samson and Dalilah
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Samson and Dalilah opera in three acts

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Published by Rullman in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementtext by Ferdinand Lemaire ; music by Camille Saint-Saëns ; English version by Frederic Lyster.
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsLemaire, Ferdinand., Lyster, Frederic.
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17468509M

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