Photograph of Le Coq d’Or, n.d., J. De Strelecki, New York. Music Div., Library of Congress.
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; libretto by Vladimir Belsky and Alexandre Benois, after Aleksandr Pushkin; sets and costumes by Natalia Goncharova; stage direction and choreography by Michel Fokine; premiere on 24 May 1914, Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris. [The opera was first produced in 1909 in Moscow.]