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15/01/1866 "The Brandenburgers in Bohemia" premieres in Prague

The Brandenburgers in Bohemia is a three-act opera, the first by Bedřich Smetana. The Czech libretto was written by Karel Sabina and is based on events from Czech history. Smetana and Sabina wrote the opera at a time of great Czech patriotism. The work was composed in the years 1862–1863.