Die lustige Witwe

Opera in two acts
F. Lehar
Libretto by Viktor Leon and Leo Stain
Characters:
Hanna Glawari, a wealthy widow
Count Danilo, a secretary at the embassy
Baron Zeta, the ambassador
Valencienne, his wife
Camille de Rosillion, French attaché
Njegus, an executive secretary of the embassy
Vicomte Cascada
Raoul de St Brioche
Kromow, commercial attaché
Olga, his wife
Bogdanovitch, an embassy employee
Sylviane, his wife
Pritschitsch
Praskowia, his wife
The events take place in the Pontevedrian Embassy
(a fictitious country in southeast Europe) in Paris, in the beginning of the 20th century.