Louis Gallet (14 February 1835 in Valence, Drôme – 16 October 1898) was a French writer of operatic libretti, plays, romances, memoirs, pamphlets, and innumerable articles, who is remembered above all for his adaptations of fiction —and Scripture— to provide librettos of cantatas and opera, notably by composers Georges Bizet, Camille Saint-Saëns and Jules Massenet.
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Birth and Death Data: Born February 14, 1835 (Valence), Died October 16, 1898 (Paris)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1931
Roles Represented in DAHR: author, librettist
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-11603||10-in.||2/19/1912||Élégie||Alma Gluck||Soprano vocal solo, with violin obbligato and piano||author|
|Victor||CVE-39126||12-in.||8/29/1927||O casto fior del mio sospir||Wadsworth Provandie||Male vocal solo, with piano||author|
|Brunswick||X12255-X12257||12-in.||1/10/1924||Thaïs : Meditation||Fredric Fradkin||Violin solo, with orchestra||author|
|Brunswick||XE27474||12-in.||5/4/1928||Elegie||Mario Chamlee ; Fredric Fradkin||Tenor vocal solo, with string orchestra and violin obbligato||author|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WLX1198||12-in.||12/6/1929||Air du Don Diègue||Armand Narçon ; J. E. Szyfer||Bass vocal solo, with orchestra||librettist|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL2834||10-in.||3/4/1931||Élégie||Élie Cohen ; Edmond Rambaud||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL3387||10-in.||12/1/1931||Elegie||Pierre Chagnon ; Robert Krabansky ; Georges Thill||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and cello||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gallet, Louis," accessed June 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/316898.
Gallet, Louis. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/316898.
"Gallet, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 June 2023.
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