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André Ernest Modeste Grétry

André Ernest Modeste Grétry (French: [gʁɛtʁi]; baptised 11 February 1741; died 24 September 1813) was a composer from the Prince-Bishopric of Liège (present-day Belgium), who worked from 1767 onwards in France and took French nationality. He is most famous for his opéras comiques.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 8th, 1741 (Liège), Died September 24th, 1813 (Montmorency)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E-3539 8-in. 7/17/1906 For Norge, kjæmpers fødeland Hjalmar E. Rören Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-9875 12-in. 1/31/1911 Andantino Mischa Elman Violin solo composer  
Victor B-10408 10-in. 5/17/1911 Gavotte Mischa Elman Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-14794 10-in. 5/5/1914 For Norge, kjaempers fodeland Rolf Hammer Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-16588 10-in. 10/4/1915 Les petits riens (Gavotte) William H. Reitz Xylophone solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-16588 10-in. 9/13/1926 Les petits riens (Gavotte) William H. Reitz Xylophone solo composer  
Victor B-18967 10-in. 1/6/1917 Danse de Colinette Mischa Elman Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-37423 10-in. 1/19/1927 Gavotte from 'Les petits riens' William H. Reitz Xylophone solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-40220 12-in. 9/19/1927 La fauvette Amelita Galli-Curci Soprano vocal solo, with flute and orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-48996 12-in. 5/9/1929 Pantomine Philadelphia Chamber String Sinfonietta ; Fabien Sevitzky String orchestra, with piano composer  
Edison 7315 10-in. 4/23/1920 The sturdy Norseman Carsten Woll Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grétry, André Ernest Modeste," accessed December 4, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102721.

Grétry, André Ernest Modeste. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102721.

"Grétry, André Ernest Modeste." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 4 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102721

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