Henry Ghys

Esprit Charles Henri Ghys (17 March 1839 – 24 April 1908) was a French pianist, organist, composer and arranger of Belgian parentage, who is primarily known today as the first piano teacher of Maurice Ravel.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1839, Died 1908

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-844 10-in. 12/17/1903 Gavotte Louis XIII Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor A-844 7-in. 12/17/1903 Gavotte Louis XIII Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-3436 10-in. 6/4/1906 Amaryllis Chris Chapman Bells solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor B-8580 10-in. 1/27/1910 Amaryllis Victor Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Victor B-12643 10-in. 11/20/1912 Amaryllis William H. Reitz Bells solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor B-29197 10-in. 1/10/1924 Amaryllis Alberto Salvi Harp solo arranger  
Victor BVE-35813 10-in. 7/16/1926 Amaryllis Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Victor BVE-49804 10-in. 1/29/1929 The skaters waltz Victor Symphonic Band Band composer  
Victor BS-75721 10-in. 4/5/1933 Dawn at Carmel Elsie Baker ; Myrtle C. Eaver ; Olive Kline ; Lambert Murphy ; Elliott Shaw Mixed vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Victor BS-066862 10-in. 7/17/1941 Amaryllis Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Columbia 47011 10-in. 9/12/1916 Amaryllis Charles Adams Prince Celeste solo, with orchestra arranger  
Columbia 90159 10-in. July 1920 Amaryllis, "Louis XIII" Columbia Miniature Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E28436 10-in. 9/28/1928 Amaryllis Brunswick Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ghys, Henry," accessed December 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112797.

Ghys, Henry. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112797.

"Ghys, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 December 2023.

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