Marseille: Opéra Municipal

Country: France
Department, Region: Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
City: Marseille
Location: 2, rue Molière

Built 1787 by Bénard (2000 seats). Opened 31 October 1787 with Ponteuile's "Tartuffe" and Champein's "Mélomanie". Destroyed by a fire on 13 November 1919. 1919-1924 rebuilding by Ebrard, Castel, and Raymond in Art Nouveau style, preserving only the façade and the portico. 2137 seats. Re-opened 1924 with Ernest Reyer's "Sigurd". 1972 renovations. Today 1786 seats.

Link: opera.marseille.fr

[Marseille: Opera Municipal] Front Text: "Marseille - L'Opéra"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 20 October 1938
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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[Marseille: Opera Municipal] Front Text: "Opéra municipal de Marseille - Le Cadre de Scène et la Frise de Bourdelle - Ebrard-Castel-Raymond Architectes"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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