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Paul Misraki

Paul Misraki (28 January 1908 – 29 October 1998) was a French composer of popular music and film scores. Over the course of over 60 years, Misraki wrote the music to 130 films, scoring works by directors like Jean Renoir, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Becker, Jean-Pierre Melville, Jean-Luc Godard, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Orson Welles, Luis Buñuel and Roger Vadim.

For his work, he was made a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 28th, 1908 (Istanbul), Died October 29th, 1998 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-045120 10-in. before 5/8/1940 Las camisas de la archduquesa Magos del Ritmo ; Paco Treviño Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-045121 10-in. before 5/8/1940 Una casita cubierta de rosas Magos del Ritmo ; Paul Misraki ; Paco Treviño Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-045122 10-in. before 5/8/1940 Todo va bien, Señora Marquesa Magos del Ritmo ; Paco Treviño Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-045123 10-in. before 5/8/1940 Es mejor que pescar una escarlatina Magos del Ritmo ; Paco Treviño Instrumental ensemble composer  
Gramophone 0LA2419 10-in. 2/8/1938 Elle lisait Marie-Claire Adrien Adrius ; Ensemble Musette ; Jean Vaissade Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Gramophone 0EA3804 10-in. On or before 6/4/1936 Madam—ah! La Marquise—ah! Joe Loss Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Misraki, Paul," accessed December 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102460.

Misraki, Paul. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102460.

"Misraki, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102460

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