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Marguerite Monnot

Marguerite Monnot (28 May 1903 – 12 October 1961) was a French songwriter and composer best known for having written many of the songs performed by Édith Piaf ("Milord", "Hymne à l'amour") and for the music in the stage musical Irma La Douce.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 28th, 1903 (Decize), Died October 12th, 1961 (14th arrondissement of Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 263950-B] 10-in. before 8/15/1939 Mon légionnaire Léo Lesieur ; Paulette Mauve Female vocal solo, with organ composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CLX2633 12-in. 7/21/1948 Il a chanté Robert Chauvigny ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CLX2841 12-in. 5/5/1951 Chanson bleue Robert Chauvigny ; Choeurs R. Saint-Paul ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra and vocal ensemble composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8148 10-in. 4/23/1946 Adieu mon coeur Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8149 10-in. 4/23/1946 Le chant du pirate Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8150 10-in. 4/23/1946 C'est merveilleux Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8638 10-in. 2/3/1949 Dany Robert Chauvigny ; Orchestre Robert Chauvigny ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8789 10-in. 5/2/1950 Hymne a l'amour Robert Chauvigny ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8798 10-in. 5/11/1950 La petite Marie Robert Chauvigny ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8829 10-in. 6/19/1950 Le ciel est fermé Choeurs R. Saint-Paul ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra and vocal ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monnot, Marguerite," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116647.

Monnot, Marguerite. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116647.

"Monnot, Marguerite." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116647

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