Pierre Cornubert

May 14, 1863 Paris – June 27, 1922 Paris

Pierre Cornubert sings Die Walküre: L'âpre hiver
In RA format

Pierre Cornubert singsL'Africaine: Ô paradis
In RA format

Pierre Cornubert singsSigurd: Hilda! Vierge au pâle sourire
In RA format
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 Héraut byzantin.
Werther, Opéra-Comique, 18 January 1894, as Werther.

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 bohème (Leoncavallo). Among other roles, he sang Wilhelm Meister, Tannhäuser and so on.

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 Chénier with Sammarco and Eva Tetrazzini.
He also appeared in Guglielmo Ratcliff at the same theater.

Nice, Louise, 1901

Mexico, 1899 as Canio, Otello and Andrea Chénier.

Gli ugonotti, on January 3, 1901 with Bianchini-Cappelli
Pagliacci, on January 10, 1901 with Sammarco, Lina Cavalieri, Garski
Otello, on January 11/12? with Bianchini-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 (Commemorazione 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.
Fonotipia, Paris, 1905
Xph 630   Sigurd: Hilda! Vierge au pâle sourire     39276
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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