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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 6th, 1851 (Courtenay), Died February 10th, 1925 (18th arrondissement of Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1909

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist, lyricist

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bruant, Aristide," accessed October 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104268.

Bruant, Aristide. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104268.

"Bruant, Aristide." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104268

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