1885 · [Paris]
Named cast includes Lubert, Bouvet, Fournets, Cambot, Troy, Dulin, Emma Calvé, Castagné, and Dupont.
Binding slightly worn and soiled with handstamps to upper; decorative title trimmed. Occasional light foxing and small tears; some signatures split; first two leaves tight to gutter; handstamps to preliminaries; minor damage to upper margin of final three leaves, not affecting music. First Edition, later issue.
Le chevalier Jean, to a libretto by L. Gallet and E. Blau, was first performed in Paris at the Opéra-Comique (Favart) on March 11, 1885.
A French composer and critic, "of Joncières' works only Le chevalier Jean... enjoyed any enduring popularity, largely in Germany (as Johann von Lothringen)." Cormac Newark in Grove Music Online. (Inventory #: 28650)