Les Contes D'Hoffmann
or The Tales of Hoffmann is an opera fantastique by Jacques Offenbach
, based on three supernatural, gothic tales of German author E. T. A. Hoffmann.
Appearing as the protagonist, E. T. A. Hoffmann was a world-renowned author of fantastical and supernatural short stories that have had an indelible influence on modern literature. The French libretto for Les Contes D'Hoffmann was written by Jules Barbier. Arranged for Soprano and Mezzo-Soprano or Contralto with Piano Accompaniment.