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Les Contes d'Hoffmann – La Légende de Kleinzach

Extracts | Offenbach

During the prologue of Les Contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach, the poet Hoffmann, played by the lyric tenor John Osborn, entertains his students with the legend of Kleinzach the dwarf. Midway through, he goes off on the beauty of a woman he used to know. 

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