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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. Silvestre 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 April 18, 1837 (Paris), Died February 19, 1901 (Toulouse)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: librettist, lyricist

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Recordings

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  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1021 10-in. 4/13/1928 Il neige Élie Cohen ; Lucien Fugère Baritone vocal solo, with piano librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1176 10-in. 6/14/1928 Arioso Andrée Marilliet ; Georges van Parys Soprano vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1917 10-in. 12/5/1929 Loin de sa femme, qu'on est bien! Fred Bordon ; Élie Cohen Bass vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1985 10-in. 1/8/1930 J'avais fait comme on dit le diable sur la terre Fred Bordon ; J. E. Szyfer Bass vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2986 10-in. approximately April 16, 1931 Noel paien Armand Bernard ; Edmond Rambaud Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5976 10-in. 12/2/1936 Berceuse Marcel Carivan ; Tino Rossi Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL6365 10-in. 10/1/1937 Adieu Maurice Faure ; Georges Thill Tenor vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL7053 10-in. 5/1/1939 Pensee d'automne Marcel Carivan ; Tino Rossi Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WLB160 10-in. November 1930 Berceuse de Jocelyn Andre d'Arkor ; Maurice Bastin Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble librettist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silvestre, Armand," accessed May 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104037.

Silvestre, Armand. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104037.

"Silvestre, Armand." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104037

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