- Puccini, Giacomo
Donna non vidi mai: Aria for Tenor from Manon Lescaut
International Music Company, New York, 1951, , , , Very Good
5 pp. International publication number 1701. Tenor with piano accompaniment. PO signature, no other markings. ''France--early 18th century: Act I finds the heroine, Manon Lescaut, reluctantly on her way to a convent under the guardianship of her brother. A stop-over in a small village en route occasions her meeting with the sensitive young student, Des Grieux, who is immediately capitivated by her. When Manon is called away (having promised to return soon), Des Grieux, now alone, rhapsodizes on the charms of the girl he has just seen. This aria is his declaration of love, saying he has never known such an enchanting beauty.''