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André Campra

André Campra (French: [kɑ̃pʁa]; baptized 4 December 1660 – 29 June 1744) was a French composer and conductor.

Campra was one of the leading French opera composers in the period between Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau. He wrote several tragédies en musique and opéra-ballets that were extremely well received. He also wrote three books of cantatas as well as religious music, including a requiem.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1660 (Aix-en-Provence), Died June 29th, 1744 (Versailles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-031135 10-in. 12/30/1938 Chanson du papillon Milne Charnley ; Bidu Sayão Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Campra, André," accessed August 3, 2021,

Campra, André. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from

"Campra, André." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

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