Paul Rouffart

Picture of Paul Rouffart in Cavalleria rusticana
Paul Rouffart in Cavalleria rusticana

Picture of Paul Rouffart

Paul Rouffart sings Die Walküre: Plus d'hiver
In RA format

Paul Rouffart singsLe Cid: Ô souverain
In RA format


Private discs, undated, with piano 
La Walkyrie (Wagner): Plus d'hiver 
Le Cid (Massenet): Ô souverain

Radio INR, Belgium, about 1953, w Orchestre de l'INR
Joseph (Mehul): Champs paternels 
Hérodiade (Massenet): Ne pouvant réprimer 

Radio INR, Belgium, 1955, w Orchestre de l'INR, conductor: Edgar Doneux
Aida (Verdi): Céleste Aida 
Aida (Verdi): Final act 3 w Huberte Vecray & Gibert Dubuc
(must have originally been a complete recording)


Some career facts

Monnaie, Brussels
L'attaque du moulin (Bruneau): 1946–47, 5 performances as Dominique
Le carnaval (Blockx): 1950
Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni): 1945–54, 47 performances as Turiddu
Elektra (Strauss): 1941–52, 12 performances as Egisthe
Faust (Gounod): 1945–53, 27 performances as Faust
Henry VIII (Saint-Saëns): 1945–53, 11 performances as Don Gomez
Hérodiade (Massenet): 1942–53, 33 performances as Jean le Baptiste
Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher (Honegger): 1952–54, 14 performances as Porcus
Jour de paix (Friedenstag) (Strauss): 1948–50, 8 performances as Le bourgmestre
Lohengrin (Wagner): 1948–49, 12 performances as Lohengrin
Otello (Verdi): 1945–55, 8 performances as Otello
Paillasse (Leoncavallo): 1946–47, 4 performances as Canio
Samson et Dalila (Saint-Saëns): 1944–53, 25 performances as Samson
Siegfried (Wagner): 1950–51, 5 performances as Siegfried
Tannhäuser (Wagner): 1947–48, 14 performances as Tannhäuser

Hérodiade (Massenet): 1941–46


Many thanks to Christian Torrent for the discography, the career facts and the pictures (bottom four, reference for the last one: the fantastic collection of Claude-Pascal Perna).
I wish to thank Georges Cardol for the recording (Cid).

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