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15/04/1738 George Frideric Handel's opera "Serse" premieres

Serse is an opera seria in three acts by George Frideric Handel. It was first performed in London. The Italian libretto was modified by an unknown hand from that by Silvio Stampiglia for an earlier opera of the same name by Giovanni Bononcini.


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