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Gérard Souzay

voc, 1918-2004 FR, Angers
Classical
A.k.a. Gérard Marcel Tisserand

Gérard Souzay (8 December 1918 – 17 August 2004) was a French baritone, regarded as one of the very finest interpreters of mélodie (French art song) in the generation after Charles Panzéra and Pierre Bernac.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Bariton sax
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Faure: Aprés un rêve on Mélodies Françaises Pour Bariton by Gérard Souzay
Faure: Claire de Lune on Mélodies Françaises Pour Bariton by Gérard Souzay
The Damnation of Faust, Part III, Scene 12: Maintenant, chantons ... Devant la maison de celui qui t'adore on 100 Best Opera Classics by Various Artists
Beau Soir, L.6 on Debussy: Mélodies by Claude Debussy, Gérard Souzay & Dalton Baldwin
Masques Et Bergamasques, Op. 112: Pastorale on Fauré - Requiem, Pelleas et Mélisande, Masques et Bergamasques [1955] by Suzanne Danco, Gérard Souzay, Union chorale de la tour de Pilz & Eric Schmidt
Faure: Au bord de l'eau on Mélodies Françaises Pour Bariton by Gérard Souzay
Duparc: Chanson triste on Mélodies Françaises Pour Bariton by Gérard Souzay
Chausson: Le Colibri on Mélodies Françaises Pour Bariton by Gérard Souzay
Faure: Mandoline from Five Verlaine Songs on Mélodies Françaises Pour Bariton by Gérard Souzay
Duparc: L'invitation au voyage on Mélodies Françaises Pour Bariton by Gérard Souzay

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Rodelinda / Tolomeo / Radamisto / Floridante / Berenice / Hippolyte Et Aricie / Castor Et Pollux / Dardanus / Alceste / Cadmus Et Hermione / PerséeGeorg Friedrich Händel, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Jean-Baptiste Lully / Gérard Souzay, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard2016Album
Albert RousselAlbert Roussel, Orchestre National De France, René Leibowitz, Quatuor Parrenin, Gérard Souzay, Lucette Descaves2015Album
Gabriel Fauré: Mélodies, La Bonne Chanson, L'Horizon Chimérique, La Chanson D'EveGérard Souzay, Suzanne Danco, Irma Kolassi, Charles Panzéra2010Compil.
InéditsGérard Souzay2007Compil.
Schubert. Berühmte LiederFranz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin2007Album
L'Art De Gérard Souzay - Lieder, Mélodies Et Airs D'OpérasGérard Souzay2004Album
PadmâvatîAlbert Roussel - Rita Gorr, Albert Lance, Gérard Souzay2001Album
Quatre Cycles De MélodiesFrancis Poulenc - Gérard Souzay - Dalton Baldwin2001Album
Histoires Naturelles / Five Verlaine SongsGérard Souzay2001Album
Songs Of Many LandsGérard Souzay2001Album
Dix LiederGérard Souzay, Franz Liszt1999Album
Schubert Wolf LiederGérard Souzay1999Single
Liederkreis, Op. 24Robert Schumann, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1998Album
Schubert LiederFranz Schubert - Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1997Album
Der Arme Peter (III) Op 53 No 3Robert Schumann, Gérard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau1996Album
A Recital of SongsFranz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1995Album
A Recital of SongsFranz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1995Album
Eine Schubertiade Mit Gerard Souzay Sie Forelle, Der Lindenbaum Und Andere LiederFranz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1994Album
The Best of BizetGeorges Bizet - Leopold Simoneau, Jane Rhodes, Albert Lance, Gérard Souzay, Marie-Françoise Bucquet, Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux, Antal Dorati, Die Wiener Sängerknaben, Wiener Symphoniker, Uwe Christian Harrer, The London Symphony Orchestra, Roberto Benzi1994Compil.
MélodiesAlbert Roussel, Jacques Leguerney, Gérard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau1993Album
Castor & PolluxJean-Philippe Rameau - Gérard Souzay, Zeger Vandersteene, Jeanette Scovotti, Norma Lerer, Jacques Villisech, Kammarkören, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1993Album
MélodiesGabriel Fauré, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin, Elly Ameling1991Album
Schubert LiederFranz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1989Album
La Bonne Chanson And Other SongsGabriel Fauré - Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1989Album
Mandoline And Other SongsGabriel Fauré - Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1989Album
Les Mélodies De DuparcHenri Duparc / Gérard Souzay / Dalton Baldwin1989Album
Schubert SongsFranz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau, Dalton Baldwin1988Album
ManonJules Massenet, Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Gérard Souzay, Gabriel Bacquier, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel1988Album
Mélodies: Bizet ∙ Chabrier ∙ Debussy ∙ Fauré ∙ Franck / Berlioz: Nuits D'ÉtéGeorges Bizet ∙ Emmanuel Chabrier ∙ Claude Debussy ∙ Gabriel Fauré ∙ César Franck ∙ Hector Berlioz - Gérard Souzay & Dalton Baldwin1985Album
Italienisches LiederbuchHugo Wolf - Elly Ameling, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1984Album
Opera AriasGérard Souzay, Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux1984Album
Die WinterreiseFranz Schubert / Winterreise / Gérard Souzay1984Album
Flagstad Sings Strauss: 4 Last Songs - Souzay Sings Schumann: DichterliebeKirsten Flagstad / Gérard Souzay1982Album
Baroque Opera AriasGérard Souzay, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard1982Album
MélodiesClaude Debussy - Elly Ameling • Michèle Command • Mady Mesplé • Frederica von Stade • Gérard Souzay • Dalton Baldwin1980Compil.
MélodiesFrancis Poulenc, Elly Ameling, Nicolai Gedda, William Parker, Michel Sénéchal, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1979Album
Poeme Del'Amour Et De La Mer Et Neuf MelodiesGérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1978Album
La NavarraiseJules Massenet - Lucia Popp, Alain Vanzo, Gérard Souzay, Vicente Sardinero, Michel Sénéchal, Claude Meloni, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra1975Album
MélodiesGabriel Fauré, Gérard Souzay • Elly Ameling, Dalton Baldwin1974Album
MelodiesGérard Souzay, Charles Gounod1974Album
ManonJules Massenet, Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Gérard Souzay, Gabriel Bacquier, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel1974Album
Faure Songs, Vol 2Gérard Souzay, Elly Ameling, Dalton Baldwin1974Album
MélodiesClaude Debussy, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1974Album
Schwanengesang (Le Chant Du Cygne)Franz Schubert - Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1973Album
Le Bal MasqueFrancis Poulenc - Ensemble Instrumental De France, Jean-Claude Casadesus, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1972Album
Souzay Chante RavelMaurice Ravel - Gérard Souzay1972Album
Castor Et PolluxJean-Philippe Rameau - Gérard Souzay, Zeger Vandersteene, Jeanette Scovotti, Norma Lerer, Jacques Villisech / Kammarkören, Eric Ericson, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1972Album
"Excerpts From Massenet's Manon"Beverly Sills, Nicolai Gedda, Gérard Souzay, Gabriel Bacquier -- Jules Massenet : New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel1971Album
Scenes From WertherJules Massenet, Rosalind Elias, Cesare Valletti, Gérard Souzay1970Album
Cinq Mélodies Populaires Grecques / Epigrammes De Clément Marot / Histoires Naturelles / Chansons Madécasses / Deux Mélodies Hébraïques / Don Quichotte À DulcinéeGérard Souzay - Maurice Ravel1970Album
SerenadeGérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1969Album
Cantatas (Ich Habe Genug / Ich Will Den Kreuzstab Gerne Tragen)Johann Sebastian Bach - Gérard Souzay, Berliner Capella, Deutsche Bachsolisten, Helmut Winschermann1969Album
Songs Of PoulencGérard Souzay / Dalton Baldwin / Francis Poulenc1968Album
Gerard Souzay Ravel SongsMaurice Ravel, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin, Maxence Larrieu, Pierre Degenne1968Album
Quatre Cycles De MélodiesFrancis Poulenc - Gérard Souzay - Dalton Baldwin1967Album
Schumann Liederkreis OP. 39Gérard Souzay & Dalton Baldwin1967Album
Duparc - 12 MélodiesGérard Souzay1964Album
LiederRichard Strauss - Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1964Album
The Great Scenes From Massenet's WertherCesare Valletti, Rosalind Elias, Gérard Souzay, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, René Leibowitz1962Album
The Great Scenes From "Werther"Cesare Valletti, Rosiland Elias, Gérard Souzay, René Leibowitz, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma1962Album
Lieder Von Claude DebussyClaude Debussy - Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1961Album
Schubert LiederFranz Schubert - Gérard Souzay - Dalton Baldwin1961Album
Songs By Schubert And WolfGérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin, Jacqueline Bonneau1960Single
Songs By Chausson, Fauré And DuparcGérard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau1960Single
Requiem Opus 48Gabriel Fauré, Suzanne Danco, Gérard Souzay With L'Union Chorale De La Tour De Peilz And L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande Conducted By Ernest Ansermet1960Album
World Of SongGérard Souzay1959Album
Bach Cantates – N°56 “Ich Will Den Kreuzstab Gerne Tragen” / N°82 “Ich Habe Genug”Johann Sebastian Bach – Gérard Souzay - Geraint Jones Singers And Geraint Jones Orchestra Sous La Direction De Geraint Jones1959Album
French Operatic AriasGérard Souzay, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Paul Bonneau1959Album
Schubert Recital No.2Franz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin1957Album
Songs of ChaussonGérard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau1956Album
Songs Of Debussy And RavelClaude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Gérard Souzay, Edouard Lindenberg1954Album
Songs Of Debussy And RavelClaude Debussy / Maurice Ravel - Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Gérard Souzay, Edouard Lindenberg1954Album
Songs Of DuparcHenri Duparc - Gérard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau1953Album
Recital No. 2Gérard Souzay1952Album
A Schubert RecitalGérard Souzay With Jacqueline Bonneau1952Album
Gerard Souzay Sings Classic AirsGérard Souzay, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Edouard Lindenberg1950Album
RecitalGérard Souzay, Franz Schubert, Gabriel Fauré1950Album
LiederGérard Souzay, Dalton Baldwin - Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes BrahmsAlbum
A Recital Of Old French AirsGérard Souzay, Jacqueline BonneauAlbum
Hoogtepunten Uit Messiah, Crudel Tiranno Amor, Tolomeo, Berenice, Giulio Cesare, Dixit DominusGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elly Ameling, Helen Donath, Heather Harper, Aafje Heynis, Helen Watts, John Wakefield, John Shirley-Quirk, Gérard Souzay, Sir Colin DavisCompil.
La Bonne ChansonGabriel Fauré – Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Aus Dem Italienischen LiederbuchHugo Wolf - Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
La Bonne Chanson ...Gabriel Fauré – Gérard Souzay et Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Air De Ballet / Vergin TuttamorGérard SouzayAlbum
Sound The Trumpet / My Dearest, My FairestGeneviève Touraine et Gérard Souzay, Henry PurcellAlbum
Französischer BelcantoGérard Souzay, Jacqueline Bonneau, Antoine Boesset, François CouperinSingle
Recital de Canciones de Schubert N°2Franz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Gérard Souzay singt SchubertGérard SouzayAlbum
Rodelinda / Tolomeo / Radamisto / Floridante / Berenice / Hippolyte Et Aricie / Castor Et Pollux / Dardanus / Alceste / Cadmus Et Hermione / PerséeGeorg Friedrich Händel, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Jean-Baptiste Lully / Gérard Souzay, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond LeppardAlbum
Histoires Naturelles, Populares EspanolasMaurice Ravel, Manuel De Falla, Gérard Souzay, Jacqueline BonneauAlbum
Der Sandmann / Dein AngesichtGérard Souzay, Robert SchumannAlbum
Quatre Cantates FrançaisesGérard Souzay, Orchestre De Chambre Jean-François Paillard, André Campra - Jean-Philippe Rameau - Philippe Courbois - Joseph Bodin de BoismortierAlbum
O Cessate di Piagarmi / Posate, DormiteGérard SouzayAlbum
The Art Of Gérard SouzayGérard Souzay / Franz Schubert * Robert Schumann * Charles Gounod * Gabriel Fauré * Henri Duparc * Claude DebussyAlbum
Schubert-Lieder IIGérard SouzayAlbum
MélodiesHenri Duparc, Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Der Musensohn (15 Ausgesuchte Schubert-Lieder)Franz Schubert, Gérard Souzay - Dalton BaldwinAlbum
La Damnation De Faust – Pages Choisis de la Légende Dramatique de BerliozHector Berlioz, Rita Gorr, Nicolai Gedda, Gérard Souzay, André CluytensAlbum
The Art Of Gérard SouzayGérard Souzay / Franz Schubert * Robert Schumann * Charles Gounod * Gabriel Fauré * Henri Duparc * Claude DebussyAlbum
French Song RecitalGérard Souzay / Dalton Baldwin / Charles Gounod • Emmanuel Chabrier • Georges Bizet • César Franck • Albert Roussel • Francis Poulenc • Gabriel Fauré • Maurice Ravel • Jacques Leguerney • Reynaldo HahnAlbum
DichterliebeRobert Schumann, Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Gérard Souzay Sings Opera AriasGérard Souzay, Serge Baudo, Orchestre Des Concerts LamoureuxAlbum
Gérard Souzay Chante FauréGérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Die Schöne MüllerinGérard Souzay & Dalton Baldwin Play Franz SchubertAlbum
A Schubertiade With Gerard SouzayFranz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48Gérard SouzayAlbum
'La Bonne Chanson'Gabriel Fauré, Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
Gérard Souzay Chante L'Opéra BaroqueGérard Souzay, English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raymond LeppardCompil.
Dichterliebe Op. 48, Quatre ChantsRobert Schumann, Gérard Souzay, Jacqueline BonneauAlbum
Air De DemetrioGérard SouzayAlbum
„Winterreise”, 8 Lieder Aus „Schwanengesang”Franz Schubert, Gérard Souzay, Dalton BaldwinAlbum
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