Debussy's only opera: Pelléas et Mélisande
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Debussy: 20 facts about the great composer
11. Debussy's only opera: Pelléas et Mélisande
Pelléas et Mélisande is Debussy’s only opera, and it’s considered to be a landmark in 20th-century music. The five-act love story premiered at the Opéra-Comique in Paris in April 1902.