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John Laurence Seymour

Playwright and composer

Born January 18, 1893, Los Angeles, California
Died February 1, 1986, San Francisco, California
About John Laurence Seymour

A composer and playwright, Seymour was best known in his own lifetime for his operas. His In the Pasha's Garden was premiered at the Metropolitan Opera with Lawrence Tibbett in the leading role.

  • Antigone (c. 1920)
  • The Protége (c. 1920)
  • Les précieuses ridicules
    Libretto after Moliere.
    c. 1920
  • In the Pasha's Garden
    Libretto by the composer.
    January 24, 1935, Metropolitan Opera, New York
  • Ramona
    Libretto by H. C. Tracy.
  • Ollanta, el Jefe Kolla
    Libretto by F. Diaz de Medina.

Other Selected Works
  • Bachelor Belles, operetta (1922)
  • Golden Days, operetta (1936)
  • Hollywood Madness, operetta (1936)
  • Two Gentlemen of Verona, operetta (1937)
  • The Devil and Tom Walker, operetta (1942)
  • The Three Brothers, operetta (1942)
  • Ming Toy, musical (1949)
  • The Lure and the Promise, operetta (1960)

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Last update: January 1, 2009