File relating to Myfanwy Piper's libretto for Benjamin Britten's opera 'Death in Venice'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 200410/2/2/12
  • Dates of Creation
      2 Dec 1971-24 Feb 1992
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Contains a page of notes for a synopsis of 'Death in Venice'; correspondence relating to the opera and to the publication by Martin, Secker and Warburg Ltd of a book containing Thomas Mann's text, Myfanwy Piper's libretto and essays on the opera, illustrated with John Piper's designs for it; two programmes for a film version of the opera; two annotated typescripts of an article on 'Death in Venice' by Myfanwy Piper; press release and press cuttings.

Original file annotated 'Death in Venice'.


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