Louis Bourgeois

Loys "Louis" Bourgeois (French: [buʁʒwa]; c. 1510 – 1559) was a French composer and music theorist of the Renaissance. He is most famous as one of the main compilers of Calvinist hymn tunes in the middle of the 16th century. One of the most famous melodies in all of Christendom, the Protestant doxology known as the Old 100th, is commonly attributed to him.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1510 (Paris), Died 1560

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 900[a] 7-in. Before June 1896 Old Hundred J. W. Myers Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 4262 7-in. Before Feb. 1899 Old Hundred Vocal quartet (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Co.) Vocal quartet composer  
Berliner 0207 7-in. 6/6/1899 Old Hundred Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor BVE-49185 10-in. 12/14/1928 Old Hundred Victor Symphonic Band Band composer  
Columbia 394 7-in. ca. 1901 Onward, Christian soldiers Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 394 10-in. ca. 1901 Onward, Christian soldiers Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 445 10-in. ca. 1901 Old Hundred Artists vary Male vocal solo, with chimes and organ composer  
Columbia 445 7-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 The old hundred Artists vary Male vocal solo, with chimes and organ composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bourgeois, Louis," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104303.

Bourgeois, Louis. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104303.

"Bourgeois, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104303

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