(559) Nanon

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Discovered 1905 Mar. 8 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named after the operetta Nanon, die Wirtin vom Goldenen Lamm (1877) by the German-Austrian composer Richard Genée (1823–1895) which is based on a French comedy, set in Paris of Louis XIV. (R. Bremer; LDS)

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