Maurice Léna

Maurice Léna (24 December 1859 – 31 March 1928) was a French dramatist and librettist of the Parisian Belle Époque. His opera librettos include Jules Massenet's Le jongleur de Notre-Dame (1902), Georges Hüe's Dans l'ombre de la cathédrale (1921), Charles-Marie Widor's Nerto (1924) and Henry Février's La Damnation de Blanchefleur (1920).

Birth and Death Data: Born December 24, 1859 (Chalon-sur-Saône), Died March 31, 1928 (Nice)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: librettist, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) WLX350 12-in. 4/14/1928 Légende de la sauge Élie Cohen ; Lucien Fugère Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1024 10-in. 4/14/1928 Pour la Vierge Élie Cohen ; Lucien Fugère Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Columbia (U.K.) WL3321 10-in. 11/9/1931 La barcheta M. Lafon ; Lily Laskine ; Georges Thill Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Léna, Maurice," accessed May 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360032.

Léna, Maurice. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360032.

"Léna, Maurice." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360032

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