Télèphe (Telephus) is an opera by the French composer André Campra, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 23 or 28 November 1713.[1] It takes the form of a tragédie en musique in a prologue and five acts. The libretto, by Antoine Danchet, is based on the Greek legend of Telephus.


  1. ^ The date is uncertain. According to the original libretto and to Pitou (1983), p. 317, the opera was premiered on 23 November, whereas the original printed score states 28 November.


  • (in French) Libretto at "Livres baroques"
  • (in French) Félix Clément and Pierre Larousse Dictionnaire des Opéras, Paris, 1881
  • * Spire Pitou, The Paris Opéra. An Encyclopedia of Operas, Ballets, Composers, and Performers – Genesis and Glory, 1671-1715, Greenwood Press, Westport/London, 1983. ISBN 0-313-21420-4