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Jules Delsart

Jules Delsart (24 November 1844 – 3 July 1900) was a 19th-century French cellist and teacher. He is best known for his arrangement for cello and piano of César Franck's Violin Sonata in A major. Musicologist Lynda MacGregor described Delsart as "one of the foremost French cellists of the period, with faultless technique, a precise bow and a sweet, though not large, tone." He was the owner of the 1689 'Archinto' Stradivari.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 24th, 1844 (Valenciennes), Died July 3rd, 1900 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22461 10-in. 12/11/1918 Rigaudon de Xaviere : Entr'acte Fernand Pollain Cello solo, with piano arranger  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Delsart, Jules," accessed July 31, 2021,

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"Delsart, Jules." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

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