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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 (Results 26-50 of 122 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 122 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Godard, Benjamin," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103047.

Godard, Benjamin. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103047.

"Godard, Benjamin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103047

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