Jean Lenoir

Jean Lenoir pseudonym for Jean Bernard Daniel Neuburger (26 February 1891 – 19 January 1976) was a French songwriter, whose work included chansons and romantic light film songs.

Lenoir was born in Paris. His most famous song, for which he wrote both melody and lyrics, was Parlez-moi d'amour (1930). It was composed for the cabaret Chez les Borgia and was recorded by Lucienne Boyer. By 1970, it had already been performed by more than 167 artists, including: Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Maurice Chevalier, Ray Conniff and Barbra Streisand.

Lenoir died in Suresnes, aged 84.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1891 (9th arrondissement of Paris), Died January 19th, 1976 (Suresnes)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-55693 10-in. 9/16/1929 Love me Frank Munn ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-56805 10-in. 12/3/1929 Love me Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-57144 10-in. 11/12/1929 Love me Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-73900 10-in. 11/1/1932 Speak to me of love Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BAVE-86730 10-in. approximately Dec. 1934 Parlez-moi d'amour Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-013500 10-in. 9/7/1937 Parle-moi d'amour Frieda Hempel Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia W148993 10-in. 9/11/1929 Love me Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W149006 10-in. 9/13/1929 Love me Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 149025 10-in. 9/19/1929 Love me Arthur Fields ; The Harmonians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia [W]149083 10-in. 10/2/1929 Love me The Four Aces Male vocal quartet, with guitar and steel guitar lyricist  
OKeh W403239 10-in. 11/7/1929 Love me William Dutton Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick C4692 10-in. 10/25/1929 Love me Jimmie’s Blue Melody Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E30911 10-in. Sept. 1929 Love me Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Brunswick E30979-E30980 10-in. Sept. 1929 Love me Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Gramophone 0T1465 10-in. before 9/4/1935 Logia erotika [Λογια ερΩτικα] Pyrros Chronidēs (Πυρρος Χρονιδης) Male vocal solo composer  
Odeon 6871 10-in. 9/21/1931 Déjà Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lenoir, Jean," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100530.

Lenoir, Jean. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100530.

"Lenoir, Jean." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100530

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