Manon facts for kids
Manon is a French opera in five acts by Jules Massenet, first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris, on March 19, 1884, libretto by Henri Meilhac et Philippe Gile, after the Abbé Antoine-François Prévost's L'histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut. An immediate success, it has remained one of the most popular of French operas.
Principal roles and voice types
- Manon - soprano
- Chevalier des Grieux - tenor
- Lescaut - baritone
- Comte des Grieux - bass
- Guillot de Morfontaine - tenor
- Monsieur de Brétigny - baritone
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