Les Enfants du Paradis, or Children of Paradise

Scope and Content

This series consists of draft scripts and lyrics for Burgess's stage musical adaptation.

Administrative / Biographical History

Burgess was commissioned to write a stage musical adaptation of the French film Les Enfants du Paradis (written by Carne and Prévert) by Nat Shapiro, a Broadway producer, in 1971/1972. Burgess was to produce the lyrics for the musical, and Michel LeGrand was to compose the music.

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