Gérard Souzay

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    MandolineGérard Souzay
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    The Damnation of Faust, Part III, Scene 12: Maintenant, chantons ... Devant la maison de celui qui t'adoreGérard Souzay
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    Tristesse, Op.6, No.2Gérard Souzay
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    Au bord de l'eau, Op.8, No.1Gérard Souzay
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    Après un rêve, Op.7, No.1Gérard Souzay
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        G+¬rard Souzay, whose real surname was Tisserand, studied philosophy in college although the family was musical (his sister was soprano Genevi+¿ve Touraine). He was a student at the Paris Conservatoire from 1940 to 1945, where he studied voice with Vanni Marcoux and Claire Croiza, but principally took master classes with the foremost French song recitalist of that period, Pierre Bernac (Poulenc's longtime companion), as well as Lotte Lehmann before and after WWII. Souzay made hi... Read more

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