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Orphée aux enfers

Orphée aux enfers


The tenor Marchand, seen here dressed as Morpheus, the god of sleep, in the original production of Jacques Offenbach's two-act operetta Orphée aux enfers [Orpheus in the Underworld], at the Bouffes-Parisien in 1858.

Photographed by Charlet of Paris.
 

Code: 122762
 
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