Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard called it “a work without blemish, of uninterrupted perfection.”
The Don Juan subject (dates to 1630) has been made into countless films; the opera itself is adapted to a highly-regarded film(*) in 1979; Lorin Maazel conducting the Paris Opera Orchestra. Note: librettist Da Ponti’s life story is an interesting one.
The rushed debut Who album (same name)(*) is released December 3, going to UK#5 and nowhere in the US charts. (It’s widely heard within the 60s counterculture; the US mainstream doesn’t notice The Who until 1969’s double-album Tommy.) In 2006 NME names My Generation #49 on their 100 Greatest British Albums list (*).
’96 Tears’ (with a Vox organ played by 14-year-old Frank Rodriguez) appears on their 12-track 1966 debut album (US#66). Followup 1967 album Action includes single Can’t Get Enough of You Baby (US#56) (also a US#27 for Smash Mouth in 1998).