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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

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Campra, André," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103131.

Campra, André. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103131.

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103131

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