John Lemmoné

John Lemmone (22 June 1861 – 16 August 1949; also seen as John Lemmoné) was an Australian flute player and composer who was largely self-taught and who at the age of 12, paid for his first flute with gold he had panned himself on the goldfields at Ballarat. He had an international career as a soloist, and accompanied well-known singers such as Adelina Patti, Nellie Melba and Amy Sherwin, the pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski, and the violinist Pablo de Sarasate. Later in his career he became Nellie Melba's manager.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 22nd, 1861 (Ballarat), Died August 16th, 1949 (Darlinghurst)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1910

Roles Represented in DAHR: flute, composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-4349 12-in. 3/28/1907 Mad scene Nellie Melba Soprano vocal solo, with 2 flutes instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-4350 12-in. 3/28/1907 Lo! Here the gentle lark Nellie Melba Soprano vocal solo, with 2 flutes instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-4358 12-in. 3/30/1907 Sweet bird, that shun'nst the noise of folly Nellie Melba Soprano vocal solo, with 2 flutes instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-9375 12-in. 8/26/1910 By the brook John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor B-9376 10-in. 8/26/1910 The butterfly John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor B-9377 10-in. 8/26/1910 Andalouse John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor B-9378 10-in. 8/26/1910 Grand solo John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor B-9379 10-in. 8/26/1910 Distant voices John Lemmoné Flute solo, unaccompanied composer, instrumentalist, flute  
Victor B-9380 10-in. 8/26/1910 The spinning wheel John Lemmoné Flute solo, unaccompanied arranger, instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-9607 12-in. 11/7/1910 Concerto for harp and flute : First movement Maurice Lafarge ; John Lemmoné ; Ada Sassoli Flute and harp solos, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-9609 12-in. 11/7/1910 Graceful dance John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute, composer  
Victor C-9610 12-in. 11/7/1910 Scherzo capriccio John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-9611 12-in. 11/7/1910 Bolero John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-9612 12-in. 11/7/1910 The nightingale John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  
Victor C-9613 12-in. 11/7/1910 The wind amongst the trees John Lemmoné Flute solo, with piano instrumentalist, flute  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lemmoné, John," accessed January 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116786.

Lemmoné, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116786.

"Lemmoné, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116786

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.