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date: 16 October 2019

Wreckers, The 

Source:
A Dictionary of Opera Characters
Author(s):

Joyce Bourne

(Smyth). Lib. by Harry Brewster; 3 acts; f.p. Leipzig 1906, cond. Richard Hagel.Cornwall, late 18th cent.: At times of hardship, the people of a small Cornish fishing‐village disable the lighthouse and lure ships on to the rocky coast so they can plunder them. The local preacher ... ...

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