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Louis Gallet

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.

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  


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