Henri René

Henri René (born Harold Manfred Kirchstein; December 29, 1906 – April 25, 1993), was an American musician who had an international career in the recording industry as a producer, composer, conductor and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 29, 1906 (New York City), Died April 25, 1993 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, conductor, session supervisor, accordion, arranger, songwriter, composer, director, piano, A & R representative, violin

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. Listed as Harlan Ramsay on RCA Camden issues. He used many pseudonyms, among them Harold Grant and "André," as in André Musette Orchestra, Birth name: Harold Manfred Kirchstein.

See Also: Kirchstein, Harold M.; René, Henr

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Recordings (Results 301-325 of 327 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 111698 2/6/1962 Last year at Marienbad Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111699 2/6/1962 Under Paris skies Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111700 2/6/1962 J'attendrai Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111701 3/6/1962 Paris loves lovers Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111702 3/6/1962 The petite waltz Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111703 3/6/1962 Fleur de lis Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111704 3/6/1962 Et maintenant Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111705 3/6/1962 C'est si bon Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111706 3/8/1962 Why do you pass me by? Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111707 3/8/1962 Allo! Allo! Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111708 3/8/1962 Paris in the Spring Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111709 3/8/1962 Ah, ah, ah, ah (The song that haunts my heart) Henri René Orchestra instrumentalist, accordion  
Decca 111710 3/8/1962 C'était moi (It was me) Henri René 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  
(Results 301-325 of 327 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "René, Henri," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

René, Henri. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

"René, Henri." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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