Forgotten Opera Singers

Forgotten Opera Singers

Jan 30, 2015

Edmond Tirmont (Tenor) (Abbeville 1883 – Paris 1985)

He was a pupil of the  Paris Conservatoire and began his career as as an operetta singer before 1910. In 1912 he appeared at the Paris Scala in Leo Fall's ''Dollar princess''. In 1913 he joined to the Opéra-Comique in Paris. In 1914 he appeared at the Opéra-Comique in the title role of the biblical opera ''Joseph'' of Méhul. In 1913 he sang at the Théâtre of the Champs Elysées in Paris the role of Dimitri in ''Boris Godunov'' with Eugenio Giraldoni in the title part. His career stretched till the 1930's and still in 1932 he appeared in Amsterdam in J. Offenbach's "Les Contes d'Hoffmann".

Chronology of some appearances

1912 Paris Scala
1913 Paris Théâtre of the Champs Elysées
1914 Paris Opéra-Comique


Gramophone, Paris 1911-07-08
Fille du Tambour-Major (Offenbach): C'est un billet de logement with Régis, Dupouy & Payan 34284 16532u

Gramophone, Paris 1911-07-13
Mireille (Gounod): O Magali with Martyl 034106 01992v

Gramophone, Paris 1912-05-03
Robert le diable (Meyerbeer): Ah, l'honnête homme with P. Payan 034130 02385v

Gramophone, Paris 1912-05-22
Madame Sherry (Hoschna): Je n'sais comment 0232189 02442v

Gramophone, Paris 1912-06-13
Je vous aime... et j'en meurs (Dickson) 0232192 02462v

Gramophone, Paris 1912-06-25
Valse d'un jour (Fragson-Christiné) 0232193 02476½v

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