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The João Batista's replica head used during "Salome"'s opera.

Ricardo Dellarosa2014-12-06/2014-12-20

Fundação Theatro Municipal de São Paulo

Fundação Theatro Municipal de São Paulo

"Excited after a meal with young literati (among which was André Gide) in the French capital, in which he discoursed in length about his new work, Wilde arrived in this hotel and started writing Salome, interrupting the work only to have dinner at Grand Café, where there was live music. It says that, completely immersed in the subject, the writer asked the orchestra's conductor of the restaurant to play a song suitable for 'a woman who dances barefoot over the blood of a man who she desired and who she order to kill'. Legend has that the musicians played notes so frightful that drove away the other clients of the restaurant, while Wilde went back to the hotel and finished his creation." (Perpetuo)

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  • Title: The João Batista's replica head used during "Salome"'s opera.
  • Creator: Ricardo Dellarosa
  • Date: 2014-12-06/2014-12-20
  • Location: Theatro Municipal de São Paulo

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