Die schweigsame Frau

Die schweigsame Frau
Opera by Richard Strauss
The composer at the premiere with three singers of leading parts, Maria Cebotari in the title role, Erna Sack and Maria Hundt
LibrettistStefan Zweig
Based onBen Jonson's Epicoene, or the Silent Woman
24 June 1935 (1935-06-24)
Semperoper, Dresden

Die schweigsame Frau (The Silent Woman), Op. 80, is a 1935 comic opera in three acts by Richard Strauss with libretto by Stefan Zweig after Ben Jonson's Epicoene, or the Silent Woman.