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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 201-225 of 4532 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-12916 10-in. 2/18/1913 Rhapsodie Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with cello obbligato and orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-12929 12-in. 2/19/1913 Rhapsodie Luisa Tetrazzini Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra and cello obbligato instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-12955 10-in. 2/28/1913 A perfect day Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with cello and orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor BVE-13054 10-in. 5/31/1928 Ribbon dance Victor Band Band director  
Victor B-13175 10-in. 4/22/1913 The broken melody Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-13176 12-in. 4/22/1913 Extase Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-13176 10-in. 5/15/1913 Extase Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-13214 12-in. 4/30/1913 Der Lindenbaum Rosario Bourdon ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-13234 12-in. 5/2/1913 Ave Maria John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with piano and cello instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-13241 10-in. 5/5/1913 Am Rhein und beim Wein Otto Goritz Baritone vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-13256 10-in. 12/10/1926 Marsovia waltz Victor Band Band director  
Victor C-13315 12-in. 5/15/1913 Andante Rosario Bourdon Cello solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-13361 12-in. 5/27/1913 Gems from Rigoletto Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-13373 10-in. 6/2/1913 Serenata napoletana Maximilian Pilzer Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-13374 12-in. 6/2/1913 Souvenir Maximilian Pilzer Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-13445 10-in. 6/17/1913 A perfect day Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra and cello obbligato conductor  
Victor C-13566 12-in. 7/14/1913 The indifferent mariner Henry A. Melvin Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-13567 10-in. 7/14/1913 My ideal Henry A. Melvin Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-13575 10-in. 7/14/1913 Noon and night Henry A. Melvin Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-13725 10-in. 9/5/1913 Invictus Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor B-13835 10-in. 9/23/1913 Berceuse Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-13836 10-in. 9/23/1913 Serenade Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio instrumentalist, cello  
Victor B-13837 10-in. 9/23/1913 Humoresque Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio instrumentalist, cello  
Victor C-13962 12-in. 10/16/1913 Madame Butterfly : Fantasia Rosario Bourdon Cello solo instrumentalist, cello, arranger  
Victor C-13970 12-in. 10/20/1913 Hearts and flowers Florentine Quartet Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, bells  
(Results 201-225 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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