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Théodore Botrel

Jean-Baptiste-Théodore-Marie Botrel (14 September 1868 – 28 July 1925) was a French singer-songwriter, poet and playwright. He is best known for his popular songs about his native Brittany, of which the most famous is La Paimpolaise. During World War I he became France's official "Bard of the Armies".

Birth and Death Data: Born September 14th, 1868 (Dinan), Died Pont-Aven

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-19059 10-in. 1/18/1917 Rosalie Torcom Bézazian Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19423 10-in. 3/29/1917 La Paimpolaise Odette Le Fontenay Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19424 10-in. 3/29/1917 Le petit Gregoire Odette Le Fontenay Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 14668 10-in. 2/23/1909 L'anesse du Jésus Théodore Botrel ; Louis P. Verande Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 14678 10-in. 2/11/1909 Les briseurs de calvaires Théodore Botrel ; Louis P. Verande Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 14859 10-in. 5/29/1909 La rencontre Louis P. Verande ; Maxine Vérande Recitation author  
Columbia 14876 10-in. 6/4/1909 Les pommiers bretons Louis P. Verande ; Maxine Vérande Recitation author  
Columbia 14877 10-in. 6/4/1909 Celui qui frappe Louis P. Verande ; Maxine Vérande Recitation author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Botrel, Théodore," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105882.

Botrel, Théodore. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105882.

"Botrel, Théodore." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105882

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