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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 4526-4532 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1925-05-21-01] 10-in. 5/21/1925 Cradle song Gertrude K. Schmidt Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1925-07-07-04] Not documented 7/7/1925 The scarecrow of Oz, part 1 Norman Sherrerd Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor [Trial 1925-07-07-05] Not documented 7/7/1925 The scarecrow of Oz, part 2 Norman Sherrerd Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor [Trial 1925-07-07-06] Not documented 7/7/1925 Tick Tock song Norman Sherrerd Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor [Trial 1925-09-03-01] 10-in. 9/3/1925 Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling Henry Burr ; New Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1925-09-03-02] 10-in. 9/3/1925 Old pal Henry Burr ; New Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1926-08-14-01] 10-in. 8/14/1926 Shepherd, show me how to go Ella Van Huff Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 4526-4532 of 4532 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bourdon, Rosario," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

Bourdon, Rosario. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

"Bourdon, Rosario." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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

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