Pierre Cornubert

May 14, 1863 Paris - June 27, 1922 Paris

Pierre Cornubert sings Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond , in French
In RA Format

Pierre Cornubert singsL'Africaine: Pays merveilleux
I wish to thank Richard J Venezia for the recording (Africaine).
Short Career Synopsis

Born in 1863, studied at the Paris Conservatoire.
Debut in 1887 at the Opéra Comique in Le Châlet as Daniel
Madame Turlupin, Opéra Comique, on 5 March 1888 as Olivier and in the curtain raiser Dimanche et Lundi as Lucas.
L'Enclume, Opéra Comique, 12 October 1888 as Vincent.
Esclarmonde, Opéra, 14 May 1889, as Le Héraut byzantin.
Werther, Opéra Comique, 18 January 1894, as Werther.

Rouen
Théâtre des Arts, 1892-1893 as light tenor; 1897-1898 and 1902-1903 as heroic tenor. Sang there on 25 February 1893 in Brocéliande, on 22 December 1897 in Moïna, on 18 March 1898 in Ascanio, on 17 December 1902 in La Boheme (Leoncavallo). Among other roles, he sang Mignon, Tannhäuser …etc…

Marseille
1894-95, 1901-02. He sang in the first local performance of Werther and L'Attaque du Moulin and in the premiere of La Belle au Bois dormant on 7 January 1902.
Samson et Dalila, November ?, 1901
... un vero trionfo .... Rivista Teatrale Melodrammatica, 18 November 1901


Milano, Teatro Lirico, 25 October 1900 in Andrea Chenier with Sammarco and Eva Tetrazzini.
Milano, Lirico, Guglielmo Ratcliff

Nice, Louise, 1901

Mexico, 1899 as Canio, Otello and Andrea Chenier.

Varsaw
Gli Ugonotti, on January 3, 1901 with Bianchini-Cappelli
Pagliacci, on January 10, 1901 with Sammarco, Lina Cavalierri, Garski
Otello, on January 11/12? with Bianchi-Cappelli, Sammarco
Aida during January 1901 with Bianchini-Cappelli
Il Trovatore, on January 26, 1901 with Bianchini-Cappelli
L'Africaine, on February 6, 1901 with Sammarco
La Gioconda, on February 12, 1901 with Sammarco, Medea Borelli/Bianchini-Cappelli, Didur, Aranda-Didur, Podesti
Concert (Comemmorazione Verdi), 1 February 1901 with Sammarco

New York, Metropolitan Opera, debut on 24 February 1900 in L'Africaine, 5 March 1900 as Roméo, 10 March 1900 as Raoul.

London, Covent Garden with the San Carlo Opera as Canio (22 November 1904) and Don José (21 November 1904).

Not much else is known. He was appointed professor at the Paris Conservatory on 16 October 1919. He died on 27 June 1922.
Discography
Fonotipia, Paris, 1905
Xph 630   Sigurd: Hilda! Vierge au pâle sourire     39276
          In ra Format
Xph 633   Die Walküre: Lied du printemps            39279
Xph 634-2 Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller            56046
          Also on Odéon Label
Xph 637   Les Huguenots: Sous le beau ciel          56047
          Also on Odéon Label
Xph 638-2 L'Africaine: O Paradis!                   39278
Xph 639   Manon: Je suis seul                       39277
Xph 647   Roméo et Juliette: Salut, tombeau         39274
Xph 648   Les Huguenots: Plus blance que la blanche 39275

Ultima (later under Arya label), Paris, 1905
102 Ouvre tes yeux bleus (320)
102 Chanson du baiser (321)
165 La lisette
175 C'est mon ami (313)
176 Plaisir d'amour (313)
??? Ton sourire with Azema (322)

Edison,Two-minute  cylinders, Paris, 1908
18070 La Dame blanche: Ah, quel plaisir 
18081 Il Trovatore: Dieu que ma voix implore

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