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Latouche, John 1914-1956

Overview
Works: 445 works in 778 publications in 3 languages and 11,966 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Fantasy films  Original cast recordings  Music  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Concert television programs  Television adaptations  Musicals 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Composer, Author, Performer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 782.8
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Most widely held works about John Latouche
 
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Most widely held works by John Latouche
Candide by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: Lillian Hellman and Richard Wilbur
Cabin in the sky by Vernon Duke( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gambling sinner is fatally wounded, his devout wife prays for divine intervention, and though his life is saved, the devil will stop at nothing to foil God's plans to turn him into an honest man
The ballad of Baby Doe : opera in two acts by Douglas Moore( )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide : a comic operetta based on Voltaire's satire by Leonard Bernstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bucks County Playhouse, under the direction of Michael Ellis, 1958 season, Lester Osterman and Hillard Elkins present Martyn Green, Robert Rounseville, Irra Petina, in "Candide," a concert version of a musical based on Voltaire, intoducing Mary Costa, also starring Lee Bergere, music by Leonard Bernstein, book by Lillian Hellman, lyrics by Richard Wilbur, other lyrics by John Latouche and Dorothy Parker, concet adaptation by Mike Stewart, musical direction by Samuel Krachmalnick, entire production directed by David Alexander, production design and lighting by W. Broderick Hackett and David Hale Hand
The ballad of Baby Doe by Douglas Moore( Recording )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operatic interpretation of the love story of silver baron Horace Tabor and Baby Doe (Elizabeth McCourt)
Candide opera house version, 1982 by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide by Leonard Bernstein( )

15 editions published between 1955 and 1976 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden apple; a musical in two acts by Jerome Moross( Book )

5 editions published in 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical was based on the Iliad and the Odyssey. The story has been transplanted to the town of Angel's Roost, Washington, at the foot of Mt. Olympus just after the Spanish-American war. Adventure-loving Ulysses and his men return triumphant to their various women, including Ulysses's wife Penelope and Helen, a young woman married to the old Sheriff Menelaus. In honor of the returning soldiers, the townsfolk organize a fair, in which there will be a baking competition. Old Mother Hare, who supplies the women with herbs and prophecies, is left out of the festivities, but she shows up anyway. She has an apple made of gold wire that she will award to the best baker. Three important townswomen, Miss Minerva, Mrs. Juniper, and Lovey Mars, elect the balloon-riding traveling salesman, Paris, to judge the contest, then promptly try to influence his vote. Lovey Mars wins because she promises him Helen. Soon Paris and Helen are wafting away to Rhododendron, the big city, as Mother Hare gleefully waves goodbye. Although Ulysses had promised Penelope that he'd stay home for a change, he immediately gathers his men and goes off to retrieve Helen. --www.rationalmusic.com
Candide a comic operetta on Voltaire's satire by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the original cast recording of seventeen songs from the 1956 Broadway musical "Candide."
The ballad of Baby Doe by Douglas Moore( Recording )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1976 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankie and Johnny by Jerome Moross( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Congo by John Latouche( Book )

15 editions published between 1945 and 1949 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide original Broadway cast by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein's operetta, based on the classic Voltaire story. Voltaire's Candide begins in Westphalia, Germany, where Candide is tortured by noted philosopher Doctor Pangloss on the idea that "all is for the best...in this best of all worlds." Candide first accepts this philosophy, but as he experiences war, poverty, the maliciousness of man, and the hypocricy of the church, he begins to doubt Pangloss
Ballad for Americans and great songs of faith, love and patriotism by Paul Robeson( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall concerts, January 1943 by Duke Ellington( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden apple by Jerome Moross( Recording )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide Broadway cast recording by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballad for Americans : a modern cantata : for baritone solo and mixed chorus with piano accompaniment by Earl Robinson( )

2 editions published in 1940 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ballad of Baby Doe Opera in Two Acts by Burton D Fisher( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Latouche

John Latouche compositore, librettista e paroliere statunitense

John Latouche US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Librettist

La Touche, John.

La Touche, John 1914-1956

La Touche, John 1917-1956

La Touche, John Patrick Digges Treville

La Touche, John Treville

Latouche, J. 1917-1956

Latouche, John.

Latouche, John Patrick Digges Treville

Latouche, John Treville

Latouche, John Treville 1914-1956

Latouche, John Treville 1917-1956

Touche, John La.

Touche, John La 1914-1956

Touche, John La 1917-1956

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The ballad of Baby Doe : opera in two acts