The real traviata the song of marie duplessis by rene weis reveals the woman and the men who loved her and presents a history of the transcendent art that has made her immortal alexander dumas fils was one of her lovers his novel inspired by maries short life arrived soon after her death. As the title suggests marie or better alphonsine embodies the rather rare case of a real life character inspiring not only a major writers work but also what the author himself considers probably the best loved opera in the world p 1. The real traviata the song of marie duplessis ren weis the story of the woman who inspired verdis la traviata some of the most heart wrenching and lyrical music ever composed a woman who used her charm wit and stunning beauty to shoot to the pinnacle of stardom inspiring scandal and great art in almost equal measure. The real traviata is not a biography of marie duplessis it is a celebration of rene weiss research by the end of the book i felt i had a much better sense of what duplessis contemporaries had jotted down in their diaries than i did of who duplessis was. The real traviata is the rags to riches story of a tragic young woman whose life inspired one of the most famous operas of all time verdis masterpiece la traviata as well as one of the most scandalous and successful french novels of the nineteenth century la dame aux camelias by alexandre dumas filsthe woman at the centre of the story marie duplessis escaped from her life as an abused
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