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Florent Schmitt

Florent Schmitt (French pronunciation: ​[flɔʁã ʃmit]; 28 September 1870 – 17 August 1958) was a French composer. He was part of the group known as Les Apaches. His most famous pieces are La tragédie de Salome and Psaume XLVII (Psalm 47).

He has been described as "one of the most fascinating of France’s lesser-known classical composers".

Birth and Death Data: Born September 28th, 1870 (Blâmont), Died August 17th, 1958 (Neuilly-sur-Seine)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15001 10-in. 6/24/1914 Chanson a bercer Maud Powell Violin solo, with piano composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schmitt, Florent," accessed October 24, 2020,

Schmitt, Florent. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from

"Schmitt, Florent." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

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