LA Voix Humaine
Publish date: October 1st 2000
Publisher: French & European Pubns
Edition language: English
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), also a successful dramatist, wrote La voix humaine in 1928; the first performance took place two years later at the Comédie-Française in Paris. Francis Poulenc, who knew Cocteau for most of his adult life, wrote an opera for soprano and orchestra in 1958 based on Cocteau's ...