Pierre Corneille (French pronunciation: [pjɛʁ kɔʁnɛj]; 6 June 1606 – 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian. He is generally considered one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine.
As a young man, he earned the valuable patronage of Cardinal Richelieu, who was trying to promote classical tragedy along formal lines, but later quarrelled with him, especially over his best-known play, Le Cid, about a medieval Spanish warrior, which was denounced by the newly formed Académie française for breaching the unities. He continued to write well-received tragedies for nearly forty years.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 6th, 1606 (Paris), Died October 1st, 1684 (Paris)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||MS-030550||16-in.||12/4/1938||Le Cid||Richard Kollmar||Re-recording : Radio broadcast||author|
|Victor||MS-030551||16-in.||12/4/1938||Le Cid||Richard Kollmar||Re-recording : Radio broadcast||author|
|Victor||MS-030552||16-in.||12/4/1938||Le Cid||Richard Kollmar||Re-recording : Radio broadcast||author|
|Victor||MS-030553||16-in.||12/4/1938||Le Cid||Richard Kollmar||Re-recording : Radio broadcast||author|
|Brunswick||15554-15555||10-in.||4/15/1925||Psyché||Giuseppe Danise||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Corneille, Pierre," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102453.
Corneille, Pierre. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102453.
"Corneille, Pierre." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.
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