Charles M. Courboin
Charles Marie Courboin (1884–1973) was a Belgian–American organ virtuoso who enjoyed popularity during the 1920s. During this time he was engaged by department store magnate Rodman Wanamaker to oversee the second enlargement of the Wanamaker Organ. He added the huge string and orchestral sections bringing it to 461 ranks and 28,482 pipes. He also served as Director of Music for St. Patrick Cathedral, New York City from 1943 until his retirement in 1968.
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Birth and Death Data: Born April 2, 1884 (Antwerp), Died April 13, 1973 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1938
Roles Represented in DAHR: pipe organ, arranger
Notes: Sometimes credited as Dr. Charles M. Courboin.
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 26-29 of 29 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||CS-022360||12-in.||5/8/1938||Prelude and Fugue in A minor||Charles M. Courboin||Pipe organ solo||instrumentalist, pipe organ|
|Victor||BS-022361||10-in.||5/8/1938||Evening star||Charles M. Courboin||Pipe organ solo||instrumentalist, pipe organ, arranger|
|Victor||BS-022362||10-in.||5/8/1938||Serenade||Charles M. Courboin||Pipe organ solo||instrumentalist, pipe organ|
|Victor||BS-022363||10-in.||5/8/1938||Largo||Charles M. Courboin||Pipe organ solo||instrumentalist, pipe organ, arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Courboin, Charles M.," accessed June 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109428.
Courboin, Charles M.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109428.
"Courboin, Charles M.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 June 2023.
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Wikipedia: Charles M. Courboin
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Courboin, Charles M. (Charles Marie), 1884-1973 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no92032403
Wikidata: Charles M. Courboin - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q4247945
ISNI: 0000 0000 7328 4754 - http://www.isni.org/isni/0000000073284754
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