Pauline (opera)

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Pauline is an opera in four acts with music by the British composer Frederic H. Cowen[1] to a libretto by Henry Hersee after The Lady of Lyons by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, first performed by the Carl Rosa Opera Company[1] 22 September 1876 at the Lyceum Theatre, London.


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