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Eugène Scribe

Augustin Eugène Scribe (French: [oɡystɛ̃ øʒɛn skʁib]; 24 December 1791 – 20 February 1861) was a French dramatist and librettist. He is known for the perfection of the so-called "well-made play" (pièce bien faite), a mainstay of popular theatre for over 100 years, and as the librettist of many of the most successful grand operas.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1791 (Paris), Died 1861 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: librettist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-10246 12-in. 5/1/1911 Gems from Fra Diavolo Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra librettist  
Victor C-24464 12-in. 9/15/1920 Deh ch'io ritorni Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) CLX1727 12-in. 7/8/1933 Jardins d'Alcazar Eugène Bigot ; André Girard Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1937 10-in. 12/9/1929 Récit et choral de Luther Armand Narçon ; J. E. Szyfer Bass vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2025 10-in. 2/5/1930 Voici donc les débris du monastère antique Armand Narçon ; J. E. Szyfer Bass vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2100 10-in. 3/6/1930 L'amour el le tabac Élie Cohen ; Armand Narçon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WLBX62 12-in. November 1930 Plus blanche que la blanche hermine Andre d'Arkor ; Maurice Bastin ; Orchestre du Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WLBX70 12-in. June or July 1931 Ah! quel plaisir d'être soldat Andre d'Arkor ; Maurice Bastin ; Orchestre du Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WLBX72 12-in. June or July 1931 Viens, gentille dame Andre d'Arkor ; Maurice Bastin ; Orchestre du Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scribe, Eugène," accessed January 26, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102276.

Scribe, Eugène. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102276.

"Scribe, Eugène." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 26 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102276

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