Lily Laskine

Lily Laskine (31 August 1893 in Paris – 4 January 1988 in Paris) was one of the most prominent harpists of the twentieth century. Born Lily Aimée Laskine to Jewish parents in Paris, she studied at the Conservatoire de Paris with Alphonse Hasselmans and became a frequent performing partner of several distinguished French flautists, including Marcel Moyse and Jean-Pierre Rampal. Laskine also served as professor of harp at the Conservatoire de Paris from 1948 to 1958. She was awarded the Legion of Honour in 1958. She died in Paris.

In 1936 she married Roland Charmy, a violinist and academic of the Conservatoire de Paris.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 31, 1893 (9th arrondissement of Paris), Died January 4, 1988 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: harp

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) WLX234 12-in. 2/23/1928 Romance pour cor et harpe Jean Fernand Devémy ; Lily Laskine Horn solo, with harp instrumentalist, harp  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1016 10-in. 4/11/1928 Plaisir d'amour Élie Cohen ; Lucien Fugère ; Lily Laskine Baritone vocal solo, with harp and piano instrumentalist, harp  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1017 10-in. 4/13/1928 Ronde d'amour Élie Cohen ; Lucien Fugère ; Lily Laskine Baritone vocal solo, with harp and piano instrumentalist, harp  
Columbia (U.K.) WL3321 10-in. 11/9/1931 La barcheta M. Lafon ; Lily Laskine ; Georges Thill Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, harp  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Laskine, Lily," accessed April 12, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360023.

Laskine, Lily. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 12, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360023.

"Laskine, Lily." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 12 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360023

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