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Feghoot XXXV: Ferdinand Feghoot on the Planet Madama Butterfry

This version of a lovely old Feghoot was sent to me by Warren Cory. The original version was by Reginald Bretnor.

It was because of Ferdinand Feghoot that the great composer Richard Wagner found himself under arrest on the planet Madama Butterfry in the year 5735. Feghoot had told him of the planet whose inhabitants claimed that every opera theme had been stolen from them. “Vhat!” cried Wagner. “Only Teutonic ideas are good for grand opera! Vhere is this planet? … Read the rest...