Jacques-Henry Rys

Jacques-Henry Rys (1909–1960) was a 20th-century French composer and conductor.

In the late 1940s and during the 1950s, Jacques-Henry Rys was a renowned conductor of light music, who led many recordings for major pop stars of the era, including Luis Mariano, Andrex, Yvette Giraud, Georges Guétary. He also assumed control of many variety shows on the radio.

Jacques-Henry Rys became known by the quality of the orchestrations of the first operetta by Francis Lopez, which contributed to its success: La Belle de Cadix (1945) of which he conducted the first performances at the Casino Montparnasse, Andalousie (1947), Quatre jours à Paris (1948), Monsieur Bourgogne (1949), La Route fleurie (1952), Tête de Linotte (in collaboration with Paul Bonneau, 1957).

At the request of Germaine Roger, director of the Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique, Jacques-Henry Rys wrote the musical score for two successful operettas: Colorado in 1950, and Pampanilla in 1954. He also collaborated with Henri Bourtayre on the composition of the operetta Les Chevaliers du ciel (1955).

Jacques-Henri Rys died prematurely in 1960, aged 51.

Birth and Death Data: Born November, 1909 (Lille), Died 1960

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1954

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, composer

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) CL8867 10-in. 9/13/1950 Mazel tov Peters Sisters ; Jacques-Henry Rys Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8868 10-in. 9/13/1950 Ça va, ça va! Peters Sisters ; Jacques-Henry Rys Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8869 10-in. 9/13/1950 Comme la plume au vent Peters Sisters ; Jacques-Henry Rys Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8870 10-in. 9/13/1950 Sweet, sweet, sweet Peters Sisters ; Jacques-Henry Rys Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8933 10-in. 1/18/1951 Berceuse noire Jacques Météhen ; Peters Sisters Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8983 10-in. 5/16/1951 Avril au Portugal Lou Pizarra ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8984 10-in. 6/7/1951 Le soleil de mon pays Lou Pizarra ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9049 10-in. approximately 1951 Pot-pourri du film "Au pays du soleil" Tino Rossi ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9050 10-in. approximately 1951 Pot-pourri du film "Au pays du soleil" Tino Rossi ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9051 10-in. approximately 1951 Trop jeune Tino Rossi ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9052 10-in. approximately 1951 Jolie pluie d'été Tino Rossi ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9130 10-in. approximately 1951 Ma petite folie Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9131 10-in. approximately 1951 Minouche Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9237 10-in. 6/20/1952 Il suffirait d'une chanson Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9238 10-in. 6/20/1952 Embrasse-moi vite Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9320 10-in. 12/3/1952 Pour l'amour de moi Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9321 10-in. 12/3/1952 Un nom chante dans mon cœur Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9322 10-in. 12/3/1952 Le clown Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9323 10-in. 12/3/1952 Trinque, trinque Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9390 10-in. approximately 1952 Les oranges de Jaffa Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9391 10-in. approximately 1952 T'es une belle petite môme Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9393 10-in. approximately 1952 Mes mains Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9417 10-in. approximately 1952 Marco Polo Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9419 10-in. approximately 1952 Et bailler, et dormir Jean Bretonniere ; Jacques-Henry Rys Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9899 10-in. approximately 1954 Un gars comme ça Annie Cordy ; Jacques-Henry Rys Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble conductor  
(Results 1-25 of 28 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rys, Jacques-Henry," accessed May 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362518.

Rys, Jacques-Henry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/362518.

"Rys, Jacques-Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 May 2024.

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