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Robert Reece
(1838–1891)
British comic playwright and librettist, born in Barbados. His greatest hit as a librettist was his English-language adaptation of Les Cloches de Corneville.

Also known as Robert Reece Jr. to distinguish him from his father Robert Reece (1808-1874), Provost Marshal of Barbados, author of Hints to Young Barbados Planters.

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TheaterEdit

  • The Lady of the Lake: Plaid in a New Tartan; an Ephemeral Burlesque Founded on Walter Scott's Immortal Poem (1866) (external scan)
  • Little Robin Hood; or, Quite a New Beau! An Original Historical Burlesque (1870) (external scan)
  • A Young Rip Van Winkle: An Original Burlesque (1876) (external scan)
  • An Old Man: A Domestic Drama (1878) (external scan)
  • Valentine and Orson: A New Burlesque Drama (1882) (external scan)
  • May, or Dolly's Delusion: A Domestic Drama in Three Acts (1887) (external scan)

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Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.