1987 the complete phantom of the opera written by george perry and published in 1987, covered the opera house, the original phantom, the author gaston leroux, many of the film versions, andrew lloyd webber's musical version, and included the libretto (the complete script) for the lloyd webber's musical version with. Lloyd webber also premiered the phantom of the opera in 1986, inspired by the 1911 gaston leroux novel he wrote the part of christine for his then-wife, sarah brightman, who played the role in the original london and broadway productions alongside michael crawford as the phantom the production was directed by. Andrew lloyd webber biographycom songwriter(1948–) 108 shares composer andrew lloyd webber is an english composer known for such musical theater hits as cats, evita, jesus christ superstar and the phantom of the opera. The phantom of the opera is a novel by french writer gaston leroux it was first published as a serialization in le gaulois from 23 september 1909, to 8 january 1910 it was published in volume form in late march 1910 by pierre lafitte the novel is partly inspired by historical events at the paris opera during the nineteenth. The phantom of the opera is a 2004 british-american musical drama film based on andrew lloyd webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the french novel le fantôme de l'opéra by gaston leroux it was produced and co-written by lloyd webber and directed by joel schumacher it stars. It starts out by simply stating the opera ghost really existed the author's note from gaston leroux goes on to say how he investigated in the national academy of music, trying to unravel the story of erik, or more well known as 'the phantom' i have read that the phantom of the opera is actually based off a true story,.
The phantom of the opera is a gothic romance novel written by french writer gaston leroux and got originally published in english in 1911, a year after its final serial publication gaston leroux, like other gothic novelists, sets the story in an opera house full of secrets it's written as if it were the private. Gaston leroux, (born may 6, 1868, paris, fr—died april 15/16, 1927, nice), french novelist, best known for his le fantôme de l'opéra (1910 the phantom of the opera), which later became famous in various film and stage renditions after leaving school, leroux worked as a clerk in a law office and, in his free time, began. 5 hours ago deep in the bowels of the paris opera house a disfigured genius becomes obsessed with a young ballet dancer, christine daae as he teaches her singing, becoming her 'angel of music', she finds herself drawn to his charm and mystery, unable to resist his talents as a composer the phantom haunts the. Running for over 25 years, the phantom of the opera is one of the most popular musical productions of all time, but its literary predecessor didn't fare as well the story by french author gaston leroux was originally published as a serialization in the le gaulois newspaper from september 1909 to january 1910 but did not.
Information about andrew lloyd webber's broadway musical, the phantom of the opera, including news and gossip, production information, synopsis, musical numbers after opening the production, the phantom abducts christine and brings her to his lair and reveals his love for her when the composer and librettist. Andrew lloyd webber wrote the music for not only this but also sunset boulevard , jesus christ superstar, cats, and others including evita, from which “don't cry for me argentina” came a truly great composer for the stage, although he sometimes di.
Gaston louis alfred leroux (6 may 1868 – 15 april 1927) was a french journalist and author of detective fiction in the english-speaking world, he is best known for writing the novel the phantom of the opera (le fantôme de l'opéra, 1910), which has been adapted several times, notably the 1925 film starring lon chaney. Drama a young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the paris opéra house he kidnaps the soprano and forces the owners of the play to keep her as the lead role of the play. Learn the major plot points and story structure of the phantom of the opera by gaston leroux.