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Benjamin Godard

Benjamin Louis Paul Godard (18 August 1849 – 10 January 1895) was a French violinist and Romantic-era composer of Jewish extraction, best known for his opera Jocelyn. Godard composed eight operas, five symphonies, two piano and two violin concertos, string quartets, sonatas for violin and piano, piano pieces and etudes, and more than a hundred songs. He died at the age of 45 in Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes) of tuberculosis and was buried in the family tomb in Taverny in the French department of Val-d'Oise.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 18, 1849 (Paris), Died January 10, 1895 (Cannes)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1402 7-in. 5/21/1902 Berceuse Monsieur Fernand Baritone vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1402 10-in. 5/21/1902 Berceuse Monsieur Fernand Baritone vocal solo composer  
Victor B-1052 10-in. 2/27/1904 Embarquez-vous Pol Plançon Bass vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-1053 10-in. 2/27/1904 Embarquez-vous Pol Plançon Bass vocal solo composer  
Victor B-1368 10-in. 5/27/1904 Berceuse Charles D'Almaine Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-1368 12-in. 5/27/1904 Berceuse Charles D'Almaine Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-2372 10-in. 3/13/1905 Lullaby Charles D'Almaine ; Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with piano and violin obbligato composer  
Victor C-3867 12-in. 10/10/1906 Berceuse Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-4115 10-in. 12/7/1906 Berceuse Gudrun Carlson Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-6008 10-in. 3/4/1908 Berceuse Victor E. Sorlin Cello solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-6403 12-in. 9/11/1908 Lullaby Louis Heine Cello solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8333 10-in. 10/29/1909 Viens avec nous Jeanne Gerville-Réache Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9329 10-in. 7/27/1910 Lullaby from Jocelyn Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-9417 10-in. 9/9/1910 Berceuse Mischa Ferenzo Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-10654 12-in. 6/28/1911 Mazurka Charles Gilbert Spross Piano solo composer  
Victor B-11287 10-in. 11/21/1911 Chanson de Florian Rita Fornia Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11392 10-in. 12/18/1911 Berceuse Edmond Clément Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11465 10-in. 1/17/1912 Le voyageur Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12426 10-in. 9/27/1912 Novellozzo Frank La Forge Piano solo composer  
Victor B-12429 10-in. 9/26/1912 Second valse, op. 56 Frank La Forge Piano solo composer  
Victor B-12432 10-in. 9/30/1912 Berceuse Gutia Casini Cello solo, with piano (take 1); with organ (take 2) composer  
Victor B-12910 10-in. 2/13/1913 Nous allons partir Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13454 10-in. 6/19/1913 Berceuse Arthur Pryor's Band Band, with trombone solo composer  
Victor B-13835 10-in. 9/23/1913 Berceuse Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio composer  
Victor BVE-13835 10-in. 3/16/1926 Jocelyn : Berceuse Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio composer  
Victor C-14245 12-in. 12/29/1913 Berceuse Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-14626 12-in. 3/25/1914 Lullaby John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with violin obbligato and piano composer  
Victor C-14688 12-in. 4/9/1914 Berceuse Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with piano and balalaika orchestra composer  
Victor B-16107 10-in. 6/18/1915 Berceuse Maud Powell Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-18136 12-in. 7/20/1916 Berceuse Marguerite Dunlap ; Olive Kline ; Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal trio, with cello and orchestra composer  
Victor C-18658 12-in. 11/3/1916 Chanson de juin Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19030 10-in. 1/10/1917 Chanson de Florian Eva Gauthier Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19126 10-in. 1/24/1917 Priere Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19247 10-in. 3/7/1917 Viens avec nous, petit Eva Gauthier Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20384 10-in. 7/10/1917 Berceuse Conway's Band ; H. Benne Henton Saxophone solo, with band composer  
Victor B-23994 10-in. 5/5/1920 Canzonetta Efrem Zimbalist Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-25724 10-in. 10/18/1921 Canzonetta Erica Morini Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-25907 10-in. 12/19/1921 Knight of the hobbyhorse Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-25907 10-in. 11/18/1926 Knight of the hobby-horse Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-31510 10-in. 12/11/1924 En route Harry Wilhelm Piano solo composer  
Victor B-31652 10-in. 1/13/1925 Berceuse Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor C-31866 12-in. 2/19/1925 Berceuse Renée Chemet Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-34420 12-in. 1/20/1926 Berceuse Pablo Casals Cello solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-37384 12-in. 1/31/1927 Jocelyn : Berceuse Charles Raymond Cronham Organ solo composer  
Victor CVE-40392 12-in. 2/6/1928 Berceuse de Jocelyn G. H. Rigler Male vocal solo, with piano, cello, and violin composer  
Victor CVE-42989 12-in. 9/25/1928 Adagio pathetique Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43958 10-in. 5/8/1928 Canción de cuna Hermanos Hernández Vocal and instrumental trio composer  
Victor CVE-49067 12-in. 1/15/1929 On the mountain Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-55135 12-in. 7/17/1929 Lullaby from Jocelyn Nicholas Vasilieff Male vocal solo, with violin composer  
Victor BVE-59761 10-in. 4/23/1930 Angels guard thee Hulda Lashanska Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CRC-64654 12-in. 1/15/1931 Adagio pathétique Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor String Ensemble Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CS-75595 12-in. 3/31/1933 Berceuse from Jocelyn Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and violin obbligato duet composer  
Victor CVE-81550 12-in. 1/19/1934 Träumerei Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy String orchestra arranger  
Victor BS-82167 10-in. 4/5/1934 Berceuse de Jocelyn Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor BS-88973 10-in. 5/21/1935 Florian's song Bruno Reibold Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor O-245 10-in. 7/10/1907 2a mazurca de concierto Banda de Policía de México Band composer  
Victor O-246 10-in. 7/9/1907 4a mazurka de concierto Banda de Policía de México Band composer  
Victor BS-030374 10-in. 12/8/1938 Lullaby Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048986 10-in. 5/2/1940 Berceuse Alberto Rizzi ; Victor Dinner Ensemble Instrumental quintet composer  
Victor BS-051424 10-in. 6/13/1940 Sweet and low Lela May Flynn ; Helen E. Myers Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-068357 10-in. 11/25/1941 Berceuse Dick Leibert Organ solo composer  
Victor D5VB-498 10-in. 7/17/1945 Jocelyn Dick Leibert Organ solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1914-04-24-01] Not documented 4/24/1914 Berceuse Cecilia Wright Female vocal solo, unaccompanied composer  
Victor [Trial 1917-08-29-01] Not documented 8/29/1917 Lullaby Russell Street Boy soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 304 7-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Lullaby Artists vary Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 304 10-in. ca. 1901 Lullaby Artists vary Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 3253 10-in. ca. Jan.-Oct. 1905 Berceuse Arthur Bergh Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 19416 10-in. 6/15/1911 Couplets de Marion Paul Dufault Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38167 10-in. 7/29/1912 Waltz, op. 116, no. 3 Marshall P. Lufsky Flute solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38751 10-in. 4/4/1913 The swan Georges Barrère Flute solo, with string orchestra composer  
Columbia 39077 10-in. 10/31/1913 Florian's song Edgar H. Donovan Boy soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 46227 10-in. 11/27/1915 Berceuse Jules Falk Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 47047 10-in. 9/26/1916 Jocelyn : Serenade Frances Ingram Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47061 10-in. 10/10/1916 Berceuse Herbert L. Clarke Cornet solo, with band composer  
Columbia 47442 10-in. 3/27/1917 Berceuse Ruby Helder Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77060 10-in. 5/15/1917 Berceuse Bernardo Di Pace ; Nino Di Pace Guitar and mandolin duet, unaccompanied composer  
Columbia 79817 10-in. 5/3/1921 Berceuse Emanuel Balaban ; Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 30732 12-in. ca. 1911 Berceuse lullaby William Beck Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 36483 12-in. 10/29/1912 Berceuse Orville Harrold Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 49945 12-in. 3/4/1921 Berceuse Duci De Kerékjártó Violin solo composer  
Columbia 98146 12-in. 4/28/1924 Lullaby Tandy MacKenzie Male vocal solo, with harp, violin and orchestra composer  
Columbia W141998 10-in. 4/22/1926 Lullaby Corinne Rider-Kelsey Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W144066 10-in. 4/29/1927 Berceuse Felix Salmond Cello solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 6253 12-in. approximately 1912 Berceuse de Jocelyn Charles Leggett Cornet solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 6518 12-in. approximately 1915 Berceuse Hamilton Harty ; W. H. Squire Cello solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 27294 10-in. approximately 1911 Godard’s valse Albert Fransella Flute solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 35096 10-in. first half of 1903 Zhoslen (Жосленъ) Nina de Friede Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with cello and piano composer  
Columbia 44265 10-in. August 1916 Chanson de Florian Mlle. Foret ; Mme. Vota Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 44297 10-in. June 1916 Berceuse de Jocelyn Pierre A. Asselin Tenor vocal solo composer  
Columbia 87393 10-in. approximately May 1921 Jocelyn : Berceuse Pierre A. Asselin Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 5557 10-in. approximately May 1921 Berceuse Willem Willeke Cello solo composer  
Brunswick 10327-10328 10-in. 4/10/1923 Florian’s song Marie Tiffany Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 13380-13382 10-in. 6/24/1924 Berceuse de Jocelyn Willem Willeke Cello solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick 13668-13670 10-in. 8/4/1924 Berceuse Mario Chamlee ; Max Rosen Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and violin obbligato composer  
Brunswick E36879 10-in. 6/24/1931 Berceuse Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick E16841-E16843 10-in. 11/6/1925 Berceuse de Jocelyn Willem Willeke Cello solo, with piano composer  
Edison 405 12-in. approximately Nov. 1910 La rêve Lucette Korsoff Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 577 12-in. 3/23/1911 Berceuse Georges Régis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 820 Not documented 10/13/1911 Berceuse Randall Hargreaves Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 999 10-in. 4/18/1912 Berceuse Paulo Gruppe Cello solo, with piano composer  
Edison 1429 Not documented July 1913 Angels guard thee Patrick Hughes Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 2158 10-in. 2/28/1913 Second valse brillante Edison Concert Band Band composer  
Edison 2645 10-in. 12/19/1913 Lullaby Elizabeth Spencer Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 2763 10-in. Dec. 1913 Berceuse Marie Delna Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 2970 10-in. Mar. 1914 Berceuse Daniel Melsa Violin solo, with piano composer  
Edison 3740 10-in. 4/30/1915 Berceuse Robert Gayler ; Herman Sandby Cello solo, with piano composer  
Edison 4092 10-in. 9/4/1915 Second mazurka André Benoist Piano solo composer  
Edison 4540 10-in. 2/29/1916 Lullaby Ernst Albert Couturier Cornet solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4573 10-in. 3/10/1916 Florian's song Paula L. Ayers Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4889 10-in. 7/19/1916 Chanson de Florian Alice Verlet Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5052 10-in. 10/9/1916 Canzonetta André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin solo, with piano composer  
Edison 5691 10-in. 7/18/1917 Berceuse Odette Le Fontenay Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6037 10-in. Feb. 1918 Florian's song Marie Tiffany Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7917 10-in. 4/14/1921 Lullaby Louis Katzman Cornet solo composer  
Edison 10072 10-in. 2/20/1925 Last smile Bellini Ensemble Unique Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 18807 10-in. 10/15/1928 Jocelyn Edison Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Edison N-504 12-in. 10/15/1928 Jocelyn Edison Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Gramophone BFR505 10-in. 4/7/1927 Berceuse M. Capoulade Violin solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 2849L 10-in. 1905 Lullaby M. A. Michailova Soprano vocal solo, with violin obbligato and piano composer  
Columbia (U.K.) WL986 10-in. 3/23/1928 Berceuse de Jocelyn Adolphe Frezin ; Fernand Goeyens Cello solo, with piano composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5976 10-in. 12/2/1936 Berceuse Marcel Carivan ; Tino Rossi Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) WLB160 10-in. November 1930 Berceuse de Jocelyn Andre d'Arkor ; Maurice Bastin Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Godard, Benjamin," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103047.

Godard, Benjamin. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103047.

"Godard, Benjamin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

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