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16/02/1892 Opera "Werther" premieres in Vienna

Werther is an opera in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann. It is loosely based on the German epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Werther received its premiere at the Imperial Theatre Hofoper in Vienna.