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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 76-100 of 122 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 76-100 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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