Maurice Ordonneau

Maurice Ordonneau (18 June 1854 – 14 November 1916) was a French dramatist and composer. The son of a merchant of eau de vie, Maurice Ordonneau was a prolific author in creating theatrical works. He composed, often with the collaboration of other playwrights, composers and musicians, a great number of operettas, opéra-bouffes, comedies and vaudevilles.

During some months after the death of the playwright Jean Gascogne, Ordonneau was responsible for the drama critic at La Libre Parole

Birth and Death Data: Born June 18th, 1854 (Saintes), Died November 14th, 1916 (Versailles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: librettist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25557 10-in. 9/13/1921 C'est l'amour Orville Harrold Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  


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