Valentin Jaume

25 February 1877 Arles – 13 May 1930 Arles

Picture of Valentin Jaume
Studied at the conservatory of Marseille, then with maestro Viala. In 1905, he makes his debut at the Capitole of Toulouse in La Juive (according to Kutsch & Riemens).

1906 debut at the Paris Opéra on July 14th as Arnold with Demougeot, Nuibo, Noté, Chambon, Gresse. It seems that it was his only appearance at the Opéra, in spite of Gailhard saying in the press that Jaume was a new member of the troupe.

1908/09: sang at the Monnaie in Bruxelles as a guest (Arnold), was then a member of the troupe in Nice.
Guest in Lyon.
1910/11 member of the troupe in Nice; part of the cast of the premiere of Vercingétorix, opera by Fourdrain.
1912/13 member of the troupe in Nice: Sigurd, Guillaume Tell, L'Africaine, Les huguenots, Un ballo in maschera, Il trovatore, La Juive, Hérodiade.
1913/14 guest appearances in Rouen (Théâtre des Arts), Antwerp (Théâtre Royal), Lyon (Grand-Théâtre) etc
Easter 1924 season in Perpigan (Théâtre Municipal).
1924/25 member of the troupe of the Théâtre Municipal in Tunis.

Jaume's Arnold
Valentin Jaume singsLes huguenots: Plus blanche que la blanche hermine

Valentin Jaume singsLes huguenots: Dillo ancor, with Maria Labia
In RA format

Valentin Jaume singsLe prophète: Pour Bertha
In RA format

Valentin Jaume singsGuillaume Tell: Ah Mathilde
In RA format

Valentin Jaume singsIl trovatore: Supplice infâme
In RA format

Pathé cylinders, Paris, about October 1906
316      Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Asile héréditaire			316
4800     Sigurd (Reyer): Esprits gardiens				4800
4801     Africaine (Meyerbeer): Ô paradis				4801
4802     Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Ah Mathilde				4802
4803     Trovatore (Verdi): Supplice infâme				4803
4804     Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Plus blanche				4804

Disque Eden, Paris, December 1906
	 Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Asile héréditaire			50067, E5151
	 Hérodiade (Massenet): Ne pouvant réprimer			50068, E5152
	 Faust (Gounod): Salut, ô mon dernier matin			50070

Odeon, Paris, February 1907
xP3080   Mendiant d'amour (Goublier)					X60110
xP3081   J'ai rêvé (Godard)						X60111
xP3082   'O sole mio (Di Capua)						X60112
xP3082-2 'O sole mio (Di Capua)						X60112
xP3083   Juive (Halévy): Dieu m'éclaire					X60142
xP3084   L'oeuvre divine (Ringsdorff)					X60113
xP3127   Juive (Halévy): Rachel, quand du Seigneur			X60159
xP3128   Africaine (Meyerbeer): Ô paradis				X60160
xP3129   Africaine (Meyerbeer): Conduisez-moi vers ce navire            X60161
Edison 2-min cylinders, Paris, about October 1907
17964    Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Ah! Mathilde				17964
17976    Lohengrin (Wagner): Aux bords lointains			17976
Edison 2-min cylinders, Paris, about July 1908
18048    Prophète (Meyerbeer): Pour Bertha				18048
18057    Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Accours dans ma nacelle		18057
18075    Damnation de Faust (Berlioz): Nature immense			18075

Lyrophon/Apollon, Paris, 1907/1908?
2079	 Faust (Gounod): Salut, demeure					2079, Parlophone 157, Melior 157
2080	 Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Plus blanche				2080, Parlophone 157
2081     Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Asile héréditaire			2081, Parlophone 156
2082     Juive (Halévy): Rachel, quand du Seigneur			2082, Parlophone 156

Odeon, Paris, November 1908
xP4381   La voix des chênes (Goublier)					X97111
xP4383   Le crédo du paysan (Goublier)					X97101
xP4392   Martha (Flotow): Lorsqu'à mes yeux				X97154

Disque Eden, Paris, 1908/1909
969w	 Favorite (Donizetti): Ange si pur				E5245
970w	 Martha (Flotow): Lorsqu'à mes yeux				E5246

Le Merveilleux, Paris, 1909?
1651	 Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Asile héréditaire			105

Edison cylinders, Paris, 1913
44667	 Guillaume Tell (Rossini): O muto asil				44667

Edison discs, London, June 1914
3161     Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Dillo ancor (w. Labia)			unpub (test exists)
3162	 Aida (Verdi): La fatal pietra (w. Labia)			unpub
3163	 Aida (Verdi): O terra addio (w. Labia)				unpub
3164	 Faust (Gounod): Il se fait tard, pt. 1 (w. Korsoff)		unpub
3165	 Faust (Gounod): Il se fait tard, pt. 2 (w. Korsoff)		unpub
3166	 Faust (Gounod): Alerte! Alerte! (w. Korsoff, Becucci)		unpub
3182	 Faust (Gounod): Quatuor, pt. 1 (w. Korsoff, Leisner, Becucci)	unpub
3183	 Faust (Gounod): Quatuor, pt. 2 (w. Korsoff, Leisner, Becucci)	unpub
3184	 Trovatore (Verdi): Ai nostri monti (w. Leisner)		unpub
3185	 Faust (Gounod): Que voulez-vous? (w. Parvis, Becucci)		unpub
3186	 Trovatore (Verdi): Mal reggendo (w. Leisner)			unpub
3189     Africaine (Meyerbeer): Pays merveilleux			unpub (test exists)
3190	 Rigoletto (Verdi): Bella figlia (w. Korsoff, Leisner, Parvis)	unpub
3191	 Martha (Flotow): T'ho raggiunta (w. Korsoff, Leisner, Parvis)	unpub
Source for the discography: Gesellschaft für historische Tonträger, Wien

I wish to thank Anton Bieber for the recording and label scan of Plus blanche.
I wish to thank Tom Silverbörg for the recording (Prophète).

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