Jean Françaix

Jean René Désiré Françaix (French: [fʁɑ̃sɛ]; 23 May 1912, in Le Mans – 25 September 1997, in Paris) was a French neoclassical composer, pianist, and orchestrator, known for his prolific output and vibrant style.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 23, 1912 (Le Mans), Died September 25, 1997 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) CL6332 10-in. 9/16/1937 Sérénade comique Quatuor de saxophones de Paris Saxophone quartet composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9746 10-in. 4/10/1954 Le "ca ira" Robert Chauvigny ; Choeur Marguerite Murcier ; Edith Piaf Female vocal solo, with orchestra and vocal ensemble arranger  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Françaix, Jean," accessed July 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/316067.

Françaix, Jean. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/316067.

"Françaix, Jean." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/316067

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