Louis Gregh

Louis Charles Félix François Gregh (16 March 1843 – 21 January 1915) was a French composer and music publisher.

Gregh was born in Philippeville, now Skikda, Algeria. His family was of Maltese origin. As a composer, he wrote operettas, ballets, numerous popular songs, and over 150 works for piano for two, four, and six hands. He died in Sainte Mesme, Seine-et-Oise, now Yvelines, aged 71.

His son Fernand Gregh (1873–1960) was a philosopher, literary critic and poet, member of the Académie française.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 16th, 1843 (Skikda), Died January 21st, 1915 (Sainte-Mesme)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-3117 12-in. 2/17/1906 Valse ideale Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-18594 10-in. 10/31/1916 Shepherd's dance Ferdinand Himmelreich Piano solo composer  
Victor B-20252 10-in. 7/26/1917 Serenade Alfred Halvorsen Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-51943 10-in. 4/29/1929 Shepherd's pipe Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-62175 10-in. 5/28/1930 Sal a tu ventana Margarita Cueto Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 1819 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1904 Appear love, at thy window Eunice Clarke Drake Female vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Columbia 44260 10-in. August 1916 Priez aimez chantez Pierre A. Asselin Male vocal solo composer  
Edison 6067 10-in. Mar. 1918 L'adieu du matin Pierre A. Asselin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9345 10-in. 1/25/1924 Appear, love, at thy window Lewis James Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 6013h 10-in. June 1908 Parais a ta fenêtre Georges Régis Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gregh, Louis," accessed December 4, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109317.

Gregh, Louis. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109317.

"Gregh, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 4 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109317

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