René de Boisdeffre
René de Boisdeffre (3 April 1838 – 25 November 1906) was a 19th-century French composer. He is the author of some 60 pieces of chamber music as well as a few pieces for piano and vocal music. General de Boisdeffre was his cousin.
Quite conservative in his style, Boisdeffre seems to owe much to Gounod and Massenet regarding his vocal music, while his instrumental scores were influenced by Lalo and Saint-Saëns.
In May 1883, Boisdeffre was awarded the prix Chartier for his works of chamber music.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1838 (Vesoul), Died 1906 (Vézelise)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-7099||10-in.||5/20/1909||At the brook||Maud Powell||Violin (with mute) solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-14134||10-in.||12/3/1913||At the brook||Tollefsen Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||B-14994||10-in.||6/24/1914||At the brook||Maud Powell||Violin solo, with harp||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36608||10-in.||10/6/1926||At the brook||Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble)||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||BVE-Test-1010||10-in.||7/16/1930||By the brook||Sittig Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1922-08-09-03]||10-in.||8/9/1922||At the brook||Elena De Marco||Harp and violin duet||composer|
|Columbia||80587||10-in.||10/6/1922||By the brook||Sascha Jacobsen||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W145999||10-in.||4/12/1928||At the brook||Sascha Jacobsen||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Edison||3890||10-in.||6/18/1915||At the brook||Tollefsen Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Edison||N-1145||10-in.||9/23/1929||At the brook; arranged||Florentine Ensemble||Instrumental trio||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boisdeffre, René de," accessed September 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108785.
Boisdeffre, René de. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108785.
"Boisdeffre, René de." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 September 2021.
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