Henri René

Birth and Death Data: Born December 29th, 1906, Died April 25th, 1993

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, conductor, accordion, composer, songwriter, arranger

Notes: Many compositions credited under birth name Harold M. Kirchstein, but he is better known as Henri René, an instrumentalist, conductor, composer, arranger, and record producer.

See Also: Kirchstein, Harold M.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-051461 10-in. 6/20/1940 Burning cheeks Henri René Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-051462 10-in. 6/20/1940 Never say no Henri René Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-058166 10-in. 12/11/1940 Double talk Andre Musette Orchestra Instrumental sextet composer  
Victor BS-066555 10-in. 4/10/1942 The old waltz Glib Chandrowsky ; T. Zarkevich Russian Group Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066556 10-in. 4/10/1942 Wandering gypsies T. Zarkevich Russian Group Instrumental ensemble, with vocal instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066557 10-in. 4/10/1942 Wilted roses C. Codolban ; T. Zarkevich Russian Group Violin solo, with instrumental ensemble and vocal instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066558 10-in. 4/10/1942 Shadows of the past C. Codolban ; T. Zarkevich Russian Group Violin solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066559 10-in. 4/13/1942 Mieszane walce Orkiestra Srebrne Dzwony ; Bernie Witkowski Instrumental ensemble, with vocal chorus instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066560 10-in. 4/13/1942 Polka karolka Orkiestra Srebrne Dzwony ; Bernie Witkowski Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066561 10-in. 4/13/1942 Tego nie zebiezesz Orkiestra Srebrne Dzwony ; Bernie Witkowski Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066562 10-in. 4/13/1942 Raz jedem powiedz "tak" Orkiestra Srebrne Dzwony ; Bernie Witkowski Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066563 10-in. 4/13/1942 Cienki z grubem Orkiestra Srebrne Dzwony ; Bernie Witkowski Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068953 10-in. 1/20/1942 Mē se noiazei (Μη σε νοιαζει) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068954 10-in. 1/20/1942 Ela mikro mou (Ελα μικρο μου) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068955 10-in. 1/20/1942 Mourgo Mousolini (Μουργο Μουσολινι) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068956 10-in. 1/20/1942 Tsimpliari Chirochito (Τσιμπλιαρι Χιροχιτο) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D7FB-187 10-in. 2/27/1947 Voglio vivere cosi Stefano Lombardi ; RCA Victor Continental Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and orchestra conductor, arranger  
Victor D7FB-188 10-in. 2/27/1947 Non mi lascerai Stefano Lombardi ; RCA Victor Continental Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor, arranger  
Victor D6FB-1734 10-in. 4/26/1946 Tu solamente tu Stefano Lombardi ; RCA Victor Continental Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, accordion, conductor  
Victor D6FB-1735 10-in. 4/26/1946 In cerca di te (Perduto amore) Stefano Lombardi ; RCA Victor Continental Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D6FB-3078 10-in. 10/18/1946 Mamma santa Stefano Lombardi ; RCA Victor Continental Orchestra ; Henri René Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor D6FB-3079 10-in. 10/18/1946 Stornelli della Veglia Stefano Lombardi ; RCA Victor Continental Orchestra ; Henri René Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor D7FB-2505 10-in. 11/26/1947 Betty, be at your best Continental Capers ; Merrie Musette Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble conductor  
Decca 111212 10/6/1961 A song of Old Hawaii Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111213 10/6/1961 Ulilie E Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111214 10/6/1961 Why I love Hawaii Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111215 10/6/1961 Medley: Across the sea ; To you sweetheart, Aloha Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111216 10/9/1961 Little brown gal Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111217 10/9/1961 King Kamehameha Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111218 10/9/1961 Akaka Falls Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111219 10/9/1961 Medley: Nani waimea ; Pua kukui Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111220 10/10/1961 Kuu Ipo (My sweetheart) Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111221 10/10/1961 White ginger blossoms Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111222 10/10/1961 I'll weave a lei of stars for you Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111223 10/10/1961 Paauau waltz Charles K. L. Davis conductor  
Decca 111697 2/6/1962 Marianne Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111698 2/6/1962 Last year at Marienbad Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111699 2/6/1962 Under Paris skies Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111700 2/6/1962 J'attendrai Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111701 3/6/1962 Paris loves lovers Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111702 3/6/1962 The petite waltz Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111703 3/6/1962 Fleur de lis Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111704 3/6/1962 Et maintenant Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111705 3/6/1962 C'est si bon Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111706 3/8/1962 Why do you pass me by? Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111707 3/8/1962 Allo! Allo! Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111708 3/8/1962 Paris in the Spring Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111709 3/8/1962 Ah, ah, ah, ah (The song that haunts my heart) Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111710 3/8/1962 C'était moi (It was me) Henri Rene Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 113065 2/5/1963 If I had you Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113066 2/5/1963 These foolish things Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113067 2/5/1963 After you've gone Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113068 2/5/1963 All alone Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113069 2/6/1963 Unforgettable Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113070 2/6/1963 When day is done Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113071 2/6/1963 I'll be seeing you Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113072 2/7/1963 Oh, how I miss you tonight Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113073 2/7/1963 Miss you Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113074 2/7/1963 Just one more chance Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113075 2/7/1963 I get along without you very well Thelma Carpenter conductor  
Decca 113076 2/7/1963 It's easy to remember Henri René conductor  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "René, Henri," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

René, Henri. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

"René, Henri." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

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