La Damnation de Faust by Hector Berlioz PremieresThis day, December 6 (1846), Hector Berlioz conducts the first performance of his French "opéra de concert," La Damnation de Faust (The Damnation of Faust), at the Opéra Comique, in Paris. Libretto is written by Hector Berlioz and Amire Gandonniere. It was based on G. de Nerval's adaptation of "Faust" by Johann Von Goethe.
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