Page 342. " play the Moonlight Sonata "

The Moonlight Sonata is the popular name for the 1801 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor Quasi una fantasia by Beethoven (1770-1827).

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Page 344. " a Labiche comedy "

Labiche by Marcellin Desboutin
Public DomainLabiche by Marcellin Desboutin
Eugène Marin Labiche (1815-1888) was a French writer. Although he started as a novelist, he found his true vocation writing farces for the stage, producing many successful comedies and vaudevilles.

Page 348. " to see Une Nuit de Cléopâtre "

Une Nuit de Cléopâtre is the last work by Victor Massé (1822-1884) (see the bookmark to p. 295, "to see the Reine Topaze"). It was not performed until April 1885, nine months after his death.