Manon

Manon (French pronunciation: ​[manɔ̃]) is an opéra comique in five acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille, based on the 1731 novel L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the Abbé Prévost. It was first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris on January 19, 1884.Prior to Massenet's work, Halévy (Manon Lescaut, ballet, 1830) and Auber (Manon Lescaut, opéra comique, 1856) had used the subject for musical stage works. Massenet also wrote a one-act sequel to Manon, Le portrait de Manon (1894), involving the Chevalier des Grieux as an older man.
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  • Old Navy gives the gift swap a new twist on Vine

    … for their creative sensibility and audience, including Manon Mathews (1.5 million followers) and Lexi Sorrentino (110,000 followers). Each was assigned a day to respond with a vine of their own in which they could “steal” a previously opened gift or “stay” and open the gift of the day. Viner Matt Cutshall (755,000 followers) opted for the latter in his Vine…

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