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Who wrote the operatic version of Beauty and the Beast in 1771?

  • Posted on March 26, 2012 at 3:10 pm

Who wrote the operatic version of Beauty and the Beast in 1771?
A friend and I are writing the history of Beauty and the Beast, and I need to know who wrote the opera Beauty and the Beast in 1771. It would also be helpful if you could give me the basic history of B & B too, please. ♥♥♥

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Answer by Satan’s Angel
Zémire et Azor is an operatic version of the story of Beauty and the Beast written by Marmontel and composed by Grétry in 1771.

The other information you are looking for can be found here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_and_the_Beast

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