Giselle

About this work...

The ballet Giselle, although generally identified with the name of composer Adolphe Adam, was the creation of French poet and novelist Théophile Gautier (1811-1870). Gautier was inspired by a poem in Heinrich Heine's book De l'allemagne that recounted an Eastern European legend of the Wili (or "wally"), the soul of an ... read more

Done