Amphitryon (text by Oboussier after Jean Baptiste Molière/Heinrich von Kleist), Opera in 3 acts (1948–1950; premiered on 13 March 1951 in Berlin, Städtische Oper and Dresden)
Robert Oboussier was a composer and music critic. After music studies in Heidelberg and Mannheim, he went to the Zürich conservatory, and later to Berlin. From 1922 till 1930 he worked as a free composer in Paris, Florence and Munich. He was killed on 9 June 1957 by someone with whom he had just had a short homosexual encounter.