Albert Vanloo

Albert Vanloo (Brussels, 10 September 1846 – 1920, Paris) was a Belgian librettist and playwright.

Vanloom lived in Paris as a child and was attracted to the theatre. As a young student he began writing plays and opéra comique libretti, notably withi Eugène Leterrier who remained his main collaborator until the latter's death in 1884. He also worked with the writers William Busnach, Henri Chivot and Georges Duval.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 10th, 1846 (Brussels metropolitan area), Died 1920 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-10103 12-in. 3/27/1911 Gems from Giroflé-Girofla Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  


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