Charles Cuvillier

Charles Cuvillier (24 April 1877 – 14 February 1955) was a French composer of operetta. He won his greatest successes with the operettas La reine s'amuse (1912, played as The Naughty Princess in London) and with The Lilac Domino, which became a hit in 1918 in London.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 24, 1877 (9th arrondissement of Paris), Died February 14, 1955 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-18530 12-in. 10/5/1916 Gems from Flora Bella Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 46226 10-in. 11/26/1915 The lilac domino Eleanor Painter Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 37064 12-in. 10/24/1914 The lilac domino Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 74136 12-in. approximately July 1920 Johnny Jones, selection, part 1 Alhambra Theatre Orchestra ; Herbert E. Haines Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74137 12-in. approximately July 1920 Johnny Jones, selection, part 2 Alhambra Theatre Orchestra ; Herbert E. Haines Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74140 12-in. approximately 7/26/1920 It wouldn't surprise me a bit George Robey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74141 12-in. approximately 7/26/1920 A little house, a little mouse George Robey ; Ivy St. Helier Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74159 12-in. approximately September 1920 Naughty princess, waltz Herman Finck ; Herman Finck's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74203 12-in. approximately November 1920 Naughy princess, selection, part 1 Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74204 12-in. approximately November 1920 Naughy princess, selection, part 2 Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74206 12-in. approximately 11/30/1920 Great-great-grandmother Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; Amy Augarde ; Lily St. John Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74207 12-in. approximately 11/30/1920 Etiquette Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; Amy Augarde ; George Grossmith Jr. Vocal duet with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74208 12-in. approximately 11/29/1920 Love quadrille duet Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; Ivy Connor ; George Grossmith Jr. Vocal duet with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74209 12-in. approximately 11/29/1920 I'm in love with love Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; Lily St. John Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74210 12-in. approximately 11/29/1920 What we'll do Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; George Grossmith Jr. ; Strafford Moss Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74211 12-in. approximately 11/29/1920 Hush! Hush! Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; George Grossmith Jr. Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74212 12-in. approximately 11/29/1920 What can I say? Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; Lily St. John Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 74213 12-in. approximately 11/29/1920 Art Adelphi Theatre (London) Orchestra ; John Ansell ; George Grossmith Jr. ; Lily St. John Vocal duet with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76129 12-in. approximately 1918 The lilac domino, selection, part 1 Howard Carr ; Empire Theatre Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 76130 12-in. approximately 1918 The lilac domino, selection, part 1 Howard Carr ; Empire Theatre Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 76131 12-in. approximately February or March 1918 Song of the chimes Clara Butterworth ; Howard Carr ; Jamieson Dodds ; Empire Theatre Orchestra Vocal duet with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76132 12-in. approximately February or March 1918 What is done Clara Butterworth ; Howard Carr ; Jamieson Dodds ; Empire Theatre Orchestra Vocal duet with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76135 12-in. approximately February or March 1918 Where love is waiting Clara Butterworth ; Howard Carr ; Empire Theatre Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76136 12-in. approximately February or March 1918 Let the music play Howard Carr ; Jamieson Dodds ; Empire Theatre Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76137 12-in. approximately February or March 1918 The lilac domino Clara Butterworth ; Howard Carr ; Jamieson Dodds ; Empire Theatre Orchestra ; Vincent Sullivan Vocal trio with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cuvillier, Charles," accessed January 31, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108688.

Cuvillier, Charles. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 31, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108688.

"Cuvillier, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 31 January 2023.

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