Musical and Opera Librettist Biographies

*List of librettists is in order of popularity with the StageAgent community.

Librettists

What is a librettist?

A librettist is a person who writes the text of a work such as musical theatre or opera.

Librettists

Giambattista Varesco

Librettist

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Pauline Viardot

Librettist, Composer

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Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Playwright, Librettist

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Richard Wagner

Librettist, Composer

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Enda Walsh

Librettist, Lyricist

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Dennis Watkins

Librettist

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John Weidman

Librettist

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Adelheid Wette

Librettist

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Jeff Whitty

Librettist, Lyricist

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Sara Wordsworth

Librettist, Composer, Lyricist

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Alessandro Striggio (The Younger)

Librettist

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Carlo Zangarini

Librettist