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A Bayou Legend

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  1. an American opera composed by William Grant Still (1895-1978), with a libretto by his wife and frequent collaborator, Verna Arvey (1910-1987)

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  2. Set in a 19th-century Creole village in the Mississippi Delta, the opera focuses on the deadly revenge that the beautiful but vicious Clothilde enacts on Bazile, a handsome young man who does not return her expressions of love

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  3. When Clothilde discovers that Bazile has been in communication with Aurore, a spirit who identifies herself as Bazile's lover from a distant era, Clothilde threatens to have Bazile arrested for violating local religious customs

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  4. When Bazile continues to refuse to wed Clothilde, she arranges for a mob to have him lynched

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