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 Bordeaux
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1922
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kowalski, Henri," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110369.
Kowalski, Henri. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110369.
"Kowalski, Henri." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.
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