from Act II of the Italian opera Manon Lescaut
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Marco Praga
, Manon's brother, Sergeant of the King’s Guard
Voice Part: baritone Fach: dramatic baritone
Setting: Geronte’s house, Paris, France, 18th century
Synopsis: Manon is seated at her dressing table having her hair and makeup done. Lescaut enters and tells Manon how beautiful she is.