Eugène Regnier

14 June 1916 Verviers – 1974

Picture of Eugène Regnier

Picture of Eugène Regnier
I want to thanks Georges Cardol for the pictures.
Picture of Eugène Regnier in La bohème
Eugène Regnier in La bohème

Eugène Regnier singsEn Wallonie (De Werpe)
He had his voice trained at the conservatory in his native Verviers, where he also made his debut as Werther in 1938. From 1940 to 1953, he was a member of La Monnaie in Brussels (he sang there until 1957 as a guest). He appeared also at French theaters (notably at the Opéra-Comique in 1947, as Pinkerton), in Liège, Gent, Verviers, Luxembourg, and in the Netherlands.

At La Monnaie, he sang Nicias (Thaïs), Vladimir Igorevich, Rodolfo, Canio, Italienischer Sänger, Sylvain (Les dragons de Villars), Gounod's Faust, Julien, Gontran (Les mousquetaires au couvent), Lancelot (La poupée by Audran), Camille de Rosillon, Don José, Alphonse (La muette de Portici), Almaviva, Hoffmann, Pinkerton, Jozsi (Zigeunerliebe by Lehár), Massenet's des Grieux, Wilhelm Meister, Duca, Cavaradossi, Werther, Miguel de la Cruz (Un drame sous Philippe II by Dupuis), Zéphoris (Si j'étais roi), Georges Brown, Nadir, Camille Desmoulins (Dantons Tod by von Einem), Leduc (Casanova in der Schweiz by Burkhard), Léopold, Nemorino, Rossini (Rossini in Neapel by Paumgartner), Edgardo, Kobus Barent (La route d'émeraude by De Boeck), Arturo (Puritani), Turiddu and Le berger (Oedipe by Enescu).

Reference 1: La Monnaie archives, reference 2: Kutsch & Riemens

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