John Philip Sousa
American composer, conductor and writer: born Washington D.C. 6 November, 1854; died Reading, Pennsylvania 6 March, 1932
- Katherine (1879) Book by W.S. Gance and Sousa. 3 acts.
- Florine (unfinished) (1881)
- The Smugglers; inspired by The Contrabandists by F.C. Burnand/Arthur
Sullivan ; (1882) Libretto rev. by Wilson Vance. Comic opera
in two acts. (Philadelphia 1881)
- The Queen of Hearts (1885) Libretto by E.W. Faber One act, first
produced in Washington, D.C.
- Desiree (1893) Libretto by Edward M. Taber and John Maddison Morton.
2 acts, first produced in Washington, D.C.
- The Devil's Deputy (unfinished) (1893)
- The Wolf (1888)
- The Bride Elect; comic opera; 3 acts. Libretto by John Philip Sousa;
Originally called The Wolf (1888) ; New Haven, Conn., 28 December
1897; Knickerbocker Theatre, New York, 11 April, 1898 (64 perfs).
- El Capitan; 3 acts; Libretto by Charles Klein; Lyrics by Charles
Klein and Tom Frost; Broadway Theatre, New York; 20 April, 1896 (112
perfs): Lyric Theatre, London; 10 July, 1899 (140 perfs)
- The Charlatan; comic opera; 3 acts; Libretto by Charles Klein; Montreal,
29 August, 1898; Knickerbocker Theatre, New York; 5 September, 1898
(35 perfs); Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York; 11 May, 1899 (39 perfs)
as The Mystical Miss; Shaftesbury Theatre, London 1900
- Chris and the Wonderful Lamp; an extravaganza; 3 acts; Libretto
by Geln MacDonough; New Haven, Conn., 23 October, 1899; Hammerstein's
Victoria Theatre, New York; 1 January, 1900 (58 perfs)
- The Free Lance; a military comic opera; 2 acts; Libretto Harry
Bache Smith; Springfield, Mass., 26 March 1906; New Amsterdam Theatre,
New York; 16 April, 1906 (35 perfs)
- The American Maid; comic opera; 3 acts; Libretto by Leonard Leibling;
Rochester, NY 27 January 1913; Broadway Theatre, New York; 3 March,
1913 (16 perfs)
- Everything; musical spectacle; 3 acts, 15 scenes; contributing composer;
Hippodrome Theatre, New York 22 August, 1918 (461 perfs)
- The Irish Dragoon (1913)
- The Victory (unfinished) (1915)
- Teddy and Alice; musical; 2 acts, a prelude and 15 scenes; Libretto by Jerome Alden; musical adaptations by Richard Kapp; Minskoff Theatre, New York; 12 November, 1987 (77 perfs)