Maurice Le Boucher

Maurice Georges Eugène Le Boucher (25 May 1882 – 9 September 1964), was a French organist, composer, and pedagogue.

Le Boucher was born in Isigny-sur-Mer. In 1904, he entered the Conservatoire de Paris, where he was a student of Gabriel Fauré. In 1907, Le Boucher won the prestigious Grand Prix de Rome. Later, he became professor at the École Niedermeyer and organist at St. Germain-l'Auxerrois in Paris. He wrote an Organ Symphony in E major, which was published in 1917 by Éditions Leduc, Paris. He wrote a drama on Oscar Wilde la Duchesse de Padoue which was published by Salabert in 1931. In 1920, he was appointed as director of the Montpellier Conservatory, a post he held for 22 years. His students included André David.

Le Boucher died in 1964 in Paris.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 25, 1882 (Isigny-sur-Mer), Died September 9, 1964 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) WL583 10-in. approximately September 14, 1927 Rencontre Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL585 10-in. approximately September 14, 1927 La fleur de lotus Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL893 10-in. 2/15/1928 Le voyage Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL894 10-in. 2/15/1928 A la veillé Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL897 10-in. 2/15/1928 Elle est à moi Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL898 10-in. 2/15/1928 Le ruban vert du luth Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL901 10-in. 2/15/1928 Fleurs fanées Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL902 10-in. 2/15/1928 Berceuse du ruisseau Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL909 10-in. 2/16/1928 Ma belle amie est morte Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia (U.K.) WL910 10-in. 2/16/1928 Air du printemps Maurice Le Boucher ; Charlotte Mellot-Joubert Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Le Boucher, Maurice," accessed May 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359912.

Le Boucher, Maurice. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359912.

"Le Boucher, Maurice." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 May 2024.

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