Isidore De Lara
Isidore de Lara, born Isidore Cohen (9 August 1858 – 2 September 1935), was an English composer and singer. After studying in Italy and France, he returned to England where he taught for several years at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and became a well known singer and composer of art songs. In the early 1880s he began to compose music for the stage, eventually achieving his greatest successes with opera in Monte Carlo from the late 1890s through the outbreak of World War I. His most popular opera, Messaline (1899), enjoyed frequent revivals throughout Europe and in the United States during the first quarter of the 20th century. He returned to London and spent much of the 1920s trying to create a permanent National opera company in England without much success.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 9th, 1858 (London), Died September 2nd, 1935 (Paris)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1923
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-2616||12-in.||6/6/1905||The garden of sleep||Corinne Morgan||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-19880||10-in.||5/21/1917||The garden of sleep||Emilio de Gogorza||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||48690||12-in.||ca. 1916||The garden of sleep||Lucy Gates||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||98106||12-in.||12/17/1923||The garden of sleep||Louis Graveure||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||74746||12-in.||1914 or before||The garden of sleep||Edoardo Di Giovanni||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||497||Not documented||approximately Dec. 1910||The garden of sleep||Violet Oppenshaw||Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||7676||10-in.||12/10/1920||The garden of sleep||Betsy Lane Shepherd||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||5716o||10-in.||ca. Jul. 1906||Rondel de l'adieu||Maurice Renaud||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Lara, Isidore," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104129.
De Lara, Isidore. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104129.
"De Lara, Isidore." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.
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