Franz von Suppé: Boccaccio

Anneliese Rothenberger

Franz Von Suppé

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Cologne Collection

The waltz and the Viennese Singspiel tradition are just as present in Franz von Suppé's operettas as French and Italian influences: his Boccaccio of 1879 carries the audience off to 14th century Florence. The turbulent comedy about poet Giovanni Boccaccio’s love life, well-known as something of a