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|Work Title||Pêcheur d'islande|
|Alternative. Title||Drame en 4 actes et 9 tableaux, d'apres le roman de Pierre Loti et Louis Tiercelin|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IGR 44|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||1889-91|
|First Performance.||1893-2-18, Paris
|First Publication.||1891? (suite)|
1893 (vocal score)
|Librettist||The composer and Louis Tiercelin (1849−1915), after Pierre Loti (1850−1923)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
Original novel by Loti; librettist either Tiercelin or composer and Tiercelin (with any good opera/incidental music composer, one suspects that collaboration was a given if at all possible anyway...) (this from subsection of French Wikipedia article on the original (Loti) Pêcheur d'islande.)
1889-91 is the date given on several sites for the suite: "1889-1891, Pêcheur d’Islande, Suite pour orchestre ; musique de scène pour la pièce Pierre Loti et Louis Tiercelin (réduction piano quatre mains et chant par le compositeur)"
1893-2-18 etc. given in BdlF entry below (for vocal score).
Publication noted in the Bibliographie de la France 2e série, 82e année, Nº 14, 8 Avril 1893, page 235, registration 1662.