Émile-Frantz Sardet

1882 Oran – 1913 Monte Carlo

Sardet made his debut in Lyon during 1907-08 according to Kutsch & Riemens.

He sang at the Gaîté Lyrique in Paris from 1908 to 1912. He made one apparance at the Opéra with the Gaîté Lyrique company.

In 1913, he was hired with his wife by Gunzbourg for Monte Carlo, where he died from food poisening after a dress rehearsal of Parsifal. He recorded also under the name M. d’Oran or Doran.

Gaîte-Lyrique
Lucia di Lammermoor on April 13, 1908 as Arturo with Alice Verlet, Jean Noté, Fedoroff (Edgardo), Mary (Raimondo), Hughetti (Normanno), Amalou (conductor) (Total 24)
Lucia di Lammermoor on February 13, 1909 as Arturo with Mme Nicot-Bilbaut-Vauchelet, Fedoroff, Boulogne, Alberti, Chanon (Total 13)
La Favorite on March 15, 1909 as Gaspard with Mme Delna, Mme Kerjean, Affre, Boulogne, Paty, Amalou (Total 34 during the run Gautier and Moisson sang Fernand, Mme Dhumon sang Léonor); on November 2 the cast besides Sardet was Mme Delna, Mme Kerjean, Granier, Ponzio, Henri Sylvain, Amalou
Quo vadis on November 26, 1909 as Lydon with Jeam Périer, Séveilhac, Codou, Marvini, Martinelli (Not Giovanni an ex tenor now singing baritone), Alberti, Ponzio, Maupas, Audoin, Germat, Mme Marie Lafargue, Mme Alice Vallandri, Mme H. Focké, Mme Lowelly, Mme Peltier-Prudhomme, Mme Capelli, Mme Vibert, Mme Labarthe, Amalou, (Total 25 Cécile Thévenet, who was sick for the premiere, later sang replacing Mme H. Focké, Féraud replaced Périer three times dues to illness)
La favorite on January 27 (matinée), 1910 as Gaspard with Mme Henriette Foké, Mme Kerjean, Granier, Boulogne, Alberti, Jena, Laure; later Delna (Delna, Kerjean, Boulogne,Affre, Kardec on November 8 (Total 23))
Quo vadis on January 27 (evening), 1910 as Lydon Mme Lafory, Ovido, Mme Panis, Fernand Baër (Total 93;during the run Mme Aline Vallandri and Mme Lucienne Mantoux sang Eunice)
L'Africaine on February 10, 1910 as Don Alvar with Affre, Noté, Sylvain, Alberti, Delpany, Audoin, Mme Felia Litvinne, Mme Chambellan, Mme Mazli, Amadou (Total 49 during the run Mme Mathilde Comès and Mme Demédy replaced Mme Chambellan; Abonil and Ansaldi replaced Affre; Boulogne took over from Noté)(Total 49)
Lucia di Lammermoor on April 10?, 1910 as Arturo with Affre, Mme Chambellan (Total 7)
Don Quichotte on January 18, 1911 as Rodriguez with Mme Lucy Arbell, Marvini, Lucien Fugère, Mme Dehave, Mme Doria Alberti (Total 68; during the run Mme Rynald and Mme de Lafory took over from Mme Lucy Arbell; Chaliapin sang on June 4 wirh Boulogne, Dousset, Alberti, Archainbaud; in most of the performances Vanni-Marcoux was Don Quichotte
Don Carlo on June 2, 1911 as Lerma with Fazzini, Stracciari, Chaliapine, Max Bouvet, Alberti, Delvi, Barreau, Delvi, Roux, Harau, Figuières, Cauquil, Mme Zina Brozia, Mme Olchanski, Mme Doria, Pomé (Total 1)
Hérodiade on September 30, 1911 as une voix du temple with Mme Zina Brozia, Mme Fiérens, Affre, Boulogne, Kardec, Alberti, Audoin, Amalou (Total 31; during the run Germaine Périer took over from Mme Zina Brozia, Maguenat took over from Boulogne, and Gibert took over from Affre)
Ivan le Terrible on October 31, 1911 as le Pope with Mme Marguerite Carré Mme Mazly, Bourbon, David, Boulogne, G. Petit, Delvi, Chacon, Amadou (Total 21; during the run Mme Willaume-Lamber took over from Mme Marguerite Carré)
Hérodiade on January ?, 1912 as une voix du temple with Mme Aurora Garcia (Total 25 ; On October 1, 1912 with Affre, Maguenat, Henri Sylvain, Audoin, Alberti, Mme Zina Brozia, Mme Fiérens, Mme Kerjean)
Les Girondins on January 12, 1912 as Camille Desmoulins with Mme Aurore Marcia, Mme Renée Danthesse, Salignac, Boulogne, Petri, Alberti, Delgal, Renoux, Raveau, Lacombe, Crescent, Baklesse, Maranez, Royer, Bellanger, Thonnerieux, Amalou (Total 22; during the run Mme Lemaire replaced Mme Danthesse, Mme Germaine Perrier took over from Mme Marcia)
Quo Vadis on January 28, 1912 as Vicinius with Maguenat, G. Petit, Audoin, Martinelli, Alberti, Delgal, Mme Jeanne Guionie, Mme G. Perrier, Mme J. Lemaire, Mme Mazly (Total 18)
La fille de Madame Angot on February 28, 1912 as Ange Pitou with Gilly, Désiré, Dousset, Alberti, Raveau, Delgal, Breffet, Quettin, Mme Germaine Gallois, Mme Edmée Favart, Mme Jackson, Mme Sorelli, Mme Dharis, Mme Dehave, Mme Hoven, Mme Lyzam, Mmme Doccin, Mme Venutza, Amalou, (Total 106; during the run Vincent replaced Sardet; Mme Rosalie Lambrecht replaced Edmé'e Favart)

Opéra
La fille de Madame Angot on April 28, 1912 Act 2 only with Désiré, Doucet, Alberti, Gilly, Mme Germaine Gallois, Mme Edmée Favart, André Messager for a Gala for l'aviation militaire; the program included speeches, Patries's overture, Icare (first scene); Oedipe Roi (second part), Werther act 2, les deux Pigeons, etc

Monte Carlo, Salle Garnier
Parsifal on January 26, 1913 (Dress rehearsal) as a knight with Mme Felia Litvinne (Kundry), Rousselière (Parsifal), Allard (Amfortas), Walter, Clauzure, Bourbon, Couzinou, Ch. Delmas, Filles Fleurs: Arcos, Rozann, Servière, Gilson, Florentz, Lormont, Malraison, Criticos, and Jehin
Émile-Frantz Sardet singsRobert le diable Jadis régnait en Normandie

Émile-Frantz Sardet sings Le Crucifix with Eugène? Dathané

Émile-Frantz Sardet singsLes Huguenots: Rataplan
In RA Format

Discography

Ultima, Paris

Edison 2-min cylinders, Paris 1907?
17927 Le crucifix (Faure) (w. Dathané)                                          17927
17959 Tu ne m'oublieras pas (Leroy)                                             17959

Columbia cylinders, Paris
37669 Amour de Femme                                                            37669

Gramophone, Paris 
14129u   Le baiser de Mignon (Simon-Devaux)                                     3-32926, X-2-82128, 232140
14130u   Souvenir de Venise (Fischer-Devaux)                                    3-32927, X-2-82129, 232141
14356u   Paul et Virginie (Massé): Air de la lettre                             3-32982, P101
14357u   Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck): Unis dès la plus tendre enfance          unpublished
14357½u  phigénie en Tauride (Gluck): Unis dès la plus tendre enfance           3-32980, X-2-82132, 4-32234
14358u   Pour t'oublier (Piquet)                                                3-32983, X-2-82133, 232355, K342
14377u   Nuit tragique (Borel-Clerc)                                            3-32972, X-2-82130, 232129, K263
14378u   La dame de pique (Chaudoir)                                            3-32973, X-2-82131, 232130. K263
14501u   Paul et Virginie (Massé): Ah, puisque tu nous fuis (w. Bakkers)        34256, P292
14506u   Hiver et printemps (Rondreux)                                          4-32034, X-2-82134, 232356
14507u   Lison l'enjoleuse (Margis)                                             4-32037, X-2-82135, 232357, K343
0935v    La route du p'tit soldat (Holmès)                                      Z-082002, 0232012, L107
01042v   Les fêtes françaises (de Clynsen)                                      Z-084002, 0234013, L124
         (w. d'Assy (as Beaufort) & Weber (as d'Haller)) 
01043v   Les plaines de Touraine (de Clynsen)                                   Z-084003, 0234014, L125
         (w. d'Assy (as Beaufort) & Weber (as d'Haller)) 
01060v   Châteaudun (Tayoux) (solo Weber, refrain w Sardet)                     Z-082028, 0232112
01061v   Alsace et Lorraine (Tayoux) (solo Weber, refrain w Sardet)             Z-082029, 0232113
01071v   Verse-moi du bourgogne (Petit)                                         Z-082030, 0232110
01072v   Lia ma mie, Valse napolitaine (Planet-Devaux)                          Z-082032, 0232004, L103
01090v   Robert le diable (Meyerbeer): Jadis régnait en Normandie               032125, W128
         (Ballade)(w. chorus) 
01093v   Fumeur d'opium (Helmer) (refrain en duo avec voix de femme)            Z-082036, 0232006, L104
01094v   Gervaise (Spencer) (refrain en duo avec voix de femme)                 Z-082037, 0232010
01095v   Souvenir d'Alsace (Dickson) (refrain en duo avec voix de femme)        Z-082041, 0232008, L105
01096v   La folie verte (Popy) (refrain en duo avec voix de femme)              Z-082046, 0232011
01110v   Gaby (Borel-Clerc) (refrain en duo avec voix de femme)                 Z-082047, 0232007, L104
01112v   Sérénade à Marinette (Zepilli)                                         Z-082033, 0232005, L103
01117v   Fanfan la fleur (Borel-Clerc) (refrain en duo avec voix de femme)      Z-082042, 0232009, L106
01120v   Marche fière (Stanislas) (refrain en duo avec voix de femme)           Z-082035, 0232075, L138
01230v   Nuit de Noël, 1870 (Pierné): Fragment (Episode lyrique)                unpublished
         (w. Bakkers, Vigneau & Perval, on green label as Cesak, Verlayne & Perret)
01230½v  Nuit de Noël, 1870 (Pierné): Fragment (Episode lyrique)                034048, Z-084021, 0234000, L116
         (w. Bakkers, Vigneau & Perval, on green label as Cesak, Verlayne & Perret)
01356v   Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Rataplan (w. chorus)                            032136, W128
01496v   La vie (Goublier) (w. Weber (as d'Haller) & Sylvain (as Bertin))       Z-084017, 0234016
(All Gramophone records above on green label as d'Oran or Doran)

La Semeuse, Paris (Posibly reissued under the label Opéra)
173      Gondole d'amour (Gandiolo)                                             173 (10”)
176      Souvenir de Venise (Fischer)                                           176 (10”)
1028     Maître Pathelin (Bazin): Je pense à vous                               1028
1029     Sérénade du passant (Massenet)                                         1029
1244     Le baiser de Mignon (Simon)                                            1244
1245     Souvenir de Venise (Fischer)                                           1245
1264     Manon (Massenet): Le rêve                                              1264
1265     Roi d'Ys (Lalo): Vainement, ma bien-aimée                              1265

Pathé, Paris 
0062    Lustige Witwe (Lehár): Folle ivresse                                    0062
        Lustige Witwe (Lehár): Chanson à Vilya (?!)                             ?
        Chasseur au fond des bois (Devaux)                                      ?
        Musique en Tête (J F Wagner)                                            ?
Reference for th discography the extraodinary 78opera.com's website

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