The Devil Woman

The Devil Woman (1921)

Genre: Lyrical comedy in two acts.
Text: José Fernández del Villar.
Music: Francisco Alonso.
Premiere: December 6, 1921, Teatro Apolo, Madrid
Performers of the premiere: Rosario Leonís, Victoria Pinedo, Casimiro Ortas, Galleguito.

The press said: “… although the work was boring, the music of Paco Alonso excited the people of Madrid who, on the night of the premiere, and between clamorous ovations, forced a repeat of a military march, a fado, a romanza of tenor and some gypsy-inspired couplets.