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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), Died April 24th, 1961

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 226-250 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-13971 10-in. 10/20/1913 The rosary Neapolitan Trio ; Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio, with bells instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-13995 12-in. 10/24/1913 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-13995 12-in. 7/13/1928 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
Victor C-13996 12-in. 10/24/1913 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-13996 12-in. 7/13/1928 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
Victor B-14000 10-in. 10/27/1913 Brindisi Sophie Braslau Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-14001 10-in. 10/27/1913 Last night Sophie Braslau Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-14026 10-in. 11/3/1913 Minuet Florentine Quartet Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-14027 10-in. 11/3/1913 Narcissus Florentine Quartet Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-14029 10-in. 11/4/1913 Peg o' my heart Rosario Bourdon Cello solo instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-14063 10-in. 11/12/1913 Noël Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-14114 10-in. 11/25/1913 The cuck-coo clock Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with piano conductor  
Victor B-14150 10-in. 12/3/1913 Little grey home in the West Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with cello obbligato and orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-14217 10-in. 12/18/1913 Gieb mir dein Herze Gertrude Penfield Seiberling Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-14218 12-in. 12/18/1913 My ain folk Gertrude Penfield Seiberling Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-14219 10-in. 12/18/1913 Po' lil' lamb Gertrude Penfield Seiberling Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-14238 10-in. 3/12/1926 La donna è mobile Giovanni Martinelli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor C-14244 12-in. 12/29/1913 Serenade Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with violin, cello, and harp instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-14261 10-in. 12/31/1913 Serenata Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with violin, cello, and harp instrumentalist, cello  
Victor BVE-14350 10-in. 5/5/1927 Yankee Doodle Victor Band Band director  
Victor B-14372 10-in. 1/26/1914 All through the night Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor BVE-14418 10-in. 12/10/1926 Dixie Victor Band Band director  
Victor B-14421 10-in. 2/6/1914 Ave Maria Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-14430 10-in. 2/9/1914 Hay Baloo Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-14445 10-in. 5/12/1926 Pilgrim's chorus Victor Male Chorus Tenor vocal chorus, with orchestra director  
(Results 226-250 of 4532 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bourdon, Rosario," accessed March 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

Bourdon, Rosario. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

"Bourdon, Rosario." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 March 2021.

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