File containing the first draft of "Cyrano: An Opera in Three Acts by S. M. Clark. Libretto by the composer after Edmond Rostand's play, Cyrano de Bergerac, translated and adapted for the modern stage by Anthony Burgess", with accompanying letter about the draft from Mr Clark.

Scope and Content

The letter from S. M. Clark to Burgess about his draft libretto is dated 29 January 1992. Mr Clark asks for Burgess's comments on the draft, discusses those areas of the adaptation about which he has particular concerns, and also asks how he might acquire the rights to Burgess's translation.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Some rust damage to the letter caused by the use of metal fasteners.