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Armand Silvestre

Paul-Armand Silvestre (18 April 1837 – 19 February 1901) was a 19th-century French poet and conteur born in Paris.

He studied at the École polytechnique with the intention of entering the army, but in 1870 he entered the department of finance. He had a successful official career, was decorated with the Legion of Honour in 1886, and in 1892 was made inspector of fine arts. Armand Silvestre made his entry into literature as a poet, and was reckoned among the Parnassians.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1837 (Paris), Died 1901 (Toulouse)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912

Roles Represented in DAHR: librettist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-12437 12-in. 9/30/1912 Voir Griselidis Lambert Murphy Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silvestre, Armand," accessed October 30, 2020,

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"Silvestre, Armand." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

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