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Charles Jean Grandmougin

Charles-Jean Grandmougin (17 January 1850 – 28 April 1930) was a French poet and playwright. He lived in Paris. Two of his poems appeared in the third and final volume of Le Parnasse contemporain (1876). His poetry has been set as songs by composers including Fauré, Chaminade, Pierné and Bizet. He was more well known as a librettist and translator for operas and oratorios. He wrote the libretto for César Franck's opera Hulda, set in 11th-century Norway, and based on the play Lame Hulda (1858) by Norwegian writer Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. He also wrote the libretto for La Vierge, an oratorio by Jules Massenet.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 17th, 1850 (Vesoul), Died April 28th, 1930 (Neuilly-sur-Seine)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-15792 12-in. 3/15/1915 Chanson d'amour Frances Alda ; Mischa Elman ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with violin and piano author  
Edison 6336 10-in. between 8/26/1918 and 8/30/1918 Chanson d'amour Alice Verlet Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra author  


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