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Aristide Bruant

Aristide Bruant (French: [aʁistid bʁyɑ̃]; 6 May 1851 – 11 February 1925) was a French cabaret singer, comedian, and nightclub owner. He is best known as the man in the red scarf and black cape featured on certain famous posters by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. He has also been credited as the creator of the chanson réaliste musical genre.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 6, 1851 (Courtenay), Died February 11, 1925 (18th arrondissement of Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1909

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist, lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 5272h 10-in. approximately 1907 À Grenelle Yvette Guilbert Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 5277h 10-in. approximately 1907 À la villete Yvette Guilbert Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 14284u 10-in. 1/21/1909 Les grandes manoeuvres Paul Lack Male vocal solo, with orchestra and bugle composer, lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bruant, Aristide," accessed May 22, 2024,

Bruant, Aristide. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 22, 2024, from

"Bruant, Aristide." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 May 2024.

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