Augusta Mary Anne Holmès
Augusta (Mary Anne) Holmès (18 December 1847 – 28 January 1903) was a French composer of Irish descent (her father was from Youghal, Co. Cork). At first she published under the pseudonym Hermann Zenta. In 1871, Holmès became a French citizen and added the accent to her last name. She herself wrote the lyrics to almost all her songs and oratorios, as well as the libretto of her opera La Montagne Noire and the programmatic poems for her symphonic poems including Irlande and Andromède.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 18th, 1847 (Paris), Died January 28th, 1903 (Paris)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-16150||12-in.||6/28/1915||L'heure d'or||Frances Bernard Hammond||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||PCS-019309||12-in.||6/2/1938||Au pays||Carroll Hollister ; John Charles Thomas||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||19414||10-in.||6/15/1911||Noel d'irlande||Paul Dufault||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||44278||10-in.||August 1916||La chanson des gars d'Irlande||Honoré Vaillancourt||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||84412||10-in.||approximately May 1918||Noël d'Irlande||Rodrigue Gauthier||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||85156||10-in.||approximately 1919||La chanson des gars d'Irlande||Louis Chartier||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E28829||10-in.||11/21/1928||Noël||Louis Chartier||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||2114b||10-in.||1902||O douce etoi||Maurice Renaud||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
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Holmès, Augusta Mary Anne. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102540.
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