The Black Rider

The Black Rider is a musical by Robert Wilson (book), Tom Waits (lyrics and music) and William S. Burroughs (poetry included in the book/dialogue). The story is based on an old, German legend.

The Black Rider has been translated into the Norwegian in two different translations by Ragnar Olsen and Ola E. Bø, both using the original title, and keeping the English language lyrics.


(Objekt ID 28863)
Object type Artwork
Original title The Black Rider
Work type Script
Published 1990
Categories Musical
Creators (4)
Robert Wilson – Author
Tom Waits – Author
Tom Waits – Composer
William Seward Burroughs – Author