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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 51-75 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-4963 10-in. 3/23/1926 Les contes d'Hoffmann : Barcarolle Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra director  
Victor CVE-4994 12-in. 10/20/1925 La calunnia Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-4996 12-in. 10/11/1926 Légende de la sauge Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-6047 10-in. 5/25/1926 'O sole mio Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor C-6047 12-in. 3/25/1908 'O sole mio Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-6101 12-in. 4/13/1908 Sorrows of death Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-6115 12-in. 4/16/1928 Vision fugitive Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-6123 10-in. 4/21/1908 Come where my love lies dreaming Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied conductor  
Victor B-6240 10-in. 5/29/1908 Mother hasn't spoke to Father since Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-6724 12-in. 1/15/1909 Unfold, ye portals! Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-6764 12-in. 2/1/1909 O du mein holder Abendstern Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-6865 12-in. 3/6/1909 Dio possente Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-6867 12-in. 3/8/1909 Largo al factotum Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-6894 10-in. 3/17/1909 Blue Danube waltz Victor Dance Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-6968 12-in. 4/16/1928 Promesse de mon avenir Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-7020 12-in. 8/3/1925 Two grenadiers Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-7078 10-in. 1/8/1926 La Sevillana Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-7083 10-in. 3/28/1924 Drink to me only with thine eyes Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with violin conductor  
Victor B-8076 10-in. 6/25/1909 Gate City march William H. Reitz Xylophone solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-8111 10-in. 7/15/1909 I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-8143 12-in. 8/12/1909 Sanctus Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-8233 10-in. 10/4/1923 Mondnacht Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-8330 12-in. 3/22/1922 With verdure clad Lucy Isabelle Marsh Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor C-8415 12-in. 12/1/1909 Medley of Foster songs Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied conductor  
Victor CVE-8444 12-in. 8/24/1926 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
(Results 51-75 of 4532 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bourdon, Rosario," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

Bourdon, Rosario. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104771.

"Bourdon, Rosario." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

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

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