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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 101-125 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-10860 10-in. 12/30/1925 Alpine specialty George P. Watson Male vocal solo (yodeling), with orchestra director  
Victor BVE-10861 10-in. 12/30/1925 Emmett's favorite yodel George P. Watson Male vocal solo (yodeling), with orchestra director  
Victor B-10967 10-in. 9/15/1911 The foot traveler Marguerite Dunlap ; Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal duet, with violin and cello instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-10968 10-in. 9/15/1911 Hush, my dear Marguerite Dunlap ; Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal duet, with violin and cello instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-10972 10-in. 9/15/1911 A dew drop Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-11019 12-in. 8/12/1927 The high school cadets Victor Band Band director  
Victor CVE-11025 12-in. 8/12/1927 Semper fidelis Victor Band Band director  
Victor CVE-11124 12-in. 11/2/1926 Breakfast in bed on Sunday morning Harry Lauder Male vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-11125 12-in. 11/2/1926 A wee deoch an' Doris Harry Lauder Male vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor CVE-11144 12-in. 7/12/1928 Gems from The tales of Hoffmann Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra director  
Victor C-11212 12-in. 11/8/1911 Il balen Pasquale Amato Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-11452 12-in. 10/11/1926 La procession Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor B-11467 10-in. 1/17/1912 La messe de minuit Marcel Journet Bass vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-11477 12-in. 1/23/1912 Widmung Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-11478 12-in. 1/23/1912 Nordische Romanze Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-11514 10-in. 1/25/1912 The angel's whisper Victor Herbert Cello solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-11515 10-in. 1/25/1912 The low-back'd car Victor Herbert Cello solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-11516 10-in. 1/25/1912 Petite valse Victor Herbert Cello solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-11517 10-in. 1/25/1912 Scherzo Victor Herbert Cello solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-11518 12-in. 1/26/1912 Simple aveu Rosario Bourdon ; Victor Herbert Cello solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-11519 12-in. 1/26/1912 Pensée amoureuse Victor Herbert Cello solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-11529 10-in. 1/30/1912 Auf Flügeln des Gesanges Johanna Gadski Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-11530 10-in. 1/30/1912 Auf dem Kirchhofe Johanna Gadski Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-11569 10-in. 2/6/1912 My old Kentucky home Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor BVE-11592 10-in. 6/7/1927 Solvejg's song Lucy Isabelle Marsh Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra director  
(Results 101-125 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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