Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers
Singers of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company

Jun 21, 2015

Louis Musy (Baritone) (Oran, Algeria 1902 – Paris, France 1981)



He received his education at the Conservatoire National de Paris under E. Lorrain, Carré and M. Gallon. He made his debut in 1925 at the Opéra-Comique in Paris in ''Le Chemineau'' of Xavier Levoux. He belonged longer than 25 years to this opera house. On 16. 12. 1927 he sang at the Opéra Comique in the premiere of ''Le pauvre matelot'' of Davius Milhaud, on 15. 1. 1930 in  ''Le Roi d'Yvetot'' of Jacques Ibert, on 19. 6. 1935 in ''L'École des Maris'' of E. Bondeville, on 10. 3. 1942 in the premiere of ''Mon oncle Benjamin'' of F. Bousquet. By the end of his artistic career, since 1947, he was active at the Opéra-Comique also as a director. He was married to the contralto Renée Gilly (1906-77).

Chronology of some appearances

1925-1947 Paris Opéra-Comique

RECORDINGS FOR SALE









HMV, Paris 1926-10-01
Le Chemineau (Leroux): La Jeanette s'en va P663 4-32719

HMV, Paris 1927-10-27
Hérodiade (Massenet): Vision fugitive P762 4-32806
Tosca (Puccini): Oui, l'on me dit vénal P763 4-32807

HMV, Paris 1928-10-15
Carmen (Bizet): 13) Vivat! Vivat le Toréro! with Perelli, Lebard, Fenoyer, Rousseau & Morturier L701 0234030

HMV, Paris 1928-10-16
Carmen (Bizet): 26) Je suis Escamillo with de Trevi L707 0234026

HMV, Paris 1928-10-26
Carmen (Bizet): 27) Hola! Hola, José! with Perelli, Lebard, Fenoyer, Cornellier, Payen, Brothier & de Trevi L708 0234037
Carmen (Bizet): 32) Si tu m'aimes, Carmen... C'est toi? with Perelli, Lebard, Fenoyer & de Trevi L710 0234039

Gramophone, Paris 1931-09-14
Pecheurs de perles (Bizet): C'est toi, toi enfin que je revois... Au fond du temple saint with Cesar Vezzani DB4862 52-1103

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