Born February 1, 1859, Dublin, Ireland Emigrated 1886 Died May 26, 1924, New York, New York
About Victor Herbert
Although better known for the dozens of operettas he composed, including Naughty Marietta and Babes in Toyland, Herbert also wrote two operas, both of which were performed at the Met but neither of which had much impact on the development of opera in America.
Natoma, opera in three acts Libretto by J. D. Redding. February 25, 1911, Philadelphia-Chicago Opera Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mary Garden, John McCormack; also 28 Feb. 1911, Metropolitan Opera, New York, New York
Madeleine, opera in one act Libretto by G. Stewart. January 24, 1914, Metropolitan Opera, New York, New York, Frances Alda, Paul Althouse, Pini-Corsi, c. Polacco, d. Novak (4 performances)