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Henri Kowalski

Henri Kowalski (April 1, 1841; Paris France — July 8, 1916; Bordeaux, France)was a French pianist and composer. Born in Paris to a French mother and Polish father, Kowalski studied piano at the Paris Conservatoire with Michele Carafa and Samuel David; although he was asked to leave in 1860 for failure to attend regularly. His work includes the opera Gilles de Bretagne (1877). A regular traveller, he lived in Australia from 1885 to 1896. He published in 1872 his impressions of his travels in the United States, which includes a list of his musical compositions.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1841 (Paris), Died July 6th, 1916 (Bordeaux)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1922

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15178 10-in. 9/9/1914 Salut a Pesth Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-16958 10-in. 1/4/1916 Salut a Pesth Julius L. Schendel Piano solo composer  
Victor B-26579 10-in. 7/3/1922 Salut à Pesth Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet composer  
Columbia 39718 10-in. 1/4/1915 Salut à pesth Manolito Funes Piano solo composer  
Columbia 48888 12-in. 8/16/1916 Salut a pesth Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 8044 10-in. June 1907 Dieu! Sauve la France! Joseph Saucier Male vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kowalski, Henri," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110369.

Kowalski, Henri. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110369.

"Kowalski, Henri." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110369

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