DAPHNE : BUKOLISCHE TRAGÖDIE IN EINEM AKT. LIBRETTO Strauss, Richard
Libretto by Joseph Gregor for opera in 1 act, based on Greek mythology. Typescript, with extensive revisions black ink and pencil in hand of Richard Strauss at margins, along with autograph musical sketches intended for incorporation into opera notated near relevant portions of text. Includes alternate leaf with slight textual variants. Also includes typescript letter inserted into inner back cover of binder to Leonhard Fanto, stage designer of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden, dated 17 January 1938 discussing correspondence with Richard Strauss concerning the impending premiere of Daphne.
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