Tchaikovsky's Settings of Works by Zotov
The libretto to Tchaikovsky's opera Iolanta was devised by the composer's brother Modest (1850–1916), after Zotov's translation of the Danish drama Kong Renés Datter (1845) by Henrik Hertz (1798–1870). Modest mistakenly attributed the translation to Konstantin Zvantsev (1823-1890) .
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Notes and References
- See Vasily Yakovlev that the libretto is based on the revision of the drama made by Vladimir Zotov. (1902), p. 556. However, it was established by