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Rosario Bourdon

Joseph Charles Rosario Bourdon (March 6, 1885 – April 24, 1961) was a French Canadian cellist, violinist, conductor, arranger and composer. He was a child prodigy skilled with many musical instruments. Bourdon worked much of his life for the Victor Talking Machine Company where he exerted considerable influence.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 6th, 1885 (Longueuil)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, director, piano, cello, celeste, arranger, session supervisor, organ, composer, xylophone, marimba, pipe organ, speaker, bells, drums

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 4530 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-564 10-in. 10/20/1903 I'm old but I'm awfully tough Cal Stewart Male vocal solo, with orchestra (except take 1) conductor  
Victor B-1914 10-in. 11/9/1904 Kilkenny James McCool Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor BVE-1916 10-in. 5/25/1926 Santa Lucia Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor C-1917 12-in. 11/9/1904 La paloma Sig. Carlos Francisco Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor BVE-1917 10-in. 1/8/1926 La paloma Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-2127 10-in. 1/10/1905 Linda mía Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-2238 12-in. 2/11/1905 O don fatale Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with instrumental accompaniment conductor  
Victor BVE-2310 10-in. 10/11/1926 Konigs Gebet Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-2313 10-in. 9/11/1925 Canzone del porter Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-2483 10-in. 4/20/1905 The minstrel boy James McCool Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-2485 10-in. 4/20/1905 The low back'd car James McCool Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-2582 10-in. 5/29/1905 La tempestad : Monólogo Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-2869 10-in. 11/7/1905 Nigger loves his 'possum Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-2976 12-in. 1/3/1906 Mein Herz Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor CVE-2980 12-in. 6/26/1930 But the Lord is mindful of His own Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-3010 10-in. 10/11/1926 Oh, tu, bell' astro incantador Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-3010 12-in. 10/21/1925 Evening star Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-3118 10-in. 2/16/1906 Hi-le hi-lo George P. Watson Male vocal solo (yodeling), with orchestra conductor  
Victor BVE-3118 10-in. 12/30/1925 Hi-le-hi-lo George P. Watson Male vocal solo (yodeling), with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-3162 10-in. 9/10/1925 Vecchia zimarra Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-3163 12-in. 10/20/1925 Serenade de Mephistopheles Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-3164 12-in. 9/11/1925 Les rameaux Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-3165 12-in. 9/11/1925 Les deux grenadiers Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-3178 12-in. 9/10/1925 La Marseillaise Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-3353 10-in. 5/2/1906 Praise ye the Father Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra conductor  
(Results 1-25 of 4530 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bourdon, Rosario," accessed August 14, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

Bourdon, Rosario. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

"Bourdon, Rosario." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 14 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771

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