Michael William Balfe

Born 15 May 1808. Died 20 October 1870
Michael William Balfe
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1808-05-15
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Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe Biography (Wikipedia)

Michael William Balfe (15 May 1808 – 20 October 1870) was an Irish composer, best-remembered for his operas, especially The Bohemian Girl.

After a short career as a violinist, Balfe pursued an operatic singing career, while he began to compose. In a career spanning more than 40 years, he composed at least 29 operas, almost 250 songs, several cantatas and other works. He was also a noted conductor, directing Italian Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre for seven years, among other conducting posts.

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Michael William Balfe
Falstaff - opera in 2 acts: Ah! La mia mente estatica
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Falstaff - opera in 2 acts: Ah! La mia mente estatica

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Falstaff - opera in 2 acts: Ah! La mia mente estatica
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Falstaff - opera in 2 acts: Ah! La mia mente estatica
Michael William Balfe
The Bohemian Girl (Overture)
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The Bohemian Girl (Overture)
Michael William Balfe
Come into the garden, Maud
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Come into the garden, Maud
Michael William Balfe
Excelsior
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Excelsior
Michael William Balfe
The Bohemian Girl: 'I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls'
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The Bohemian Girl: 'I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls'
Michael William Balfe
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls
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I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls

I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls

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Joan Sutherland, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge (Conductor)
Michael William Balfe
I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls (The Bohemian Girl)
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I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls (The Bohemian Girl)
Michael William Balfe
Maud (A Moment with Tennyson)
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Maud (A Moment with Tennyson)

Maud (A Moment with Tennyson)

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Joyce Grenfell
Julian Orchard
Orchestra
Philip Green Orchestra
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Michael William Balfe
Come into the garden, Maud
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Come into the garden, Maud
Michael William Balfe
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls (From The Bohemian Girl)
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I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls (From The Bohemian Girl)
Michael William Balfe
I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls
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I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls
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Come into the Garden Maude
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Come into the Garden Maude
Michael William Balfe
The Blighted Flower
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The Blighted Flower
Michael William Balfe
The Bohemian Girl, Act 2: 'I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls'
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The Bohemian Girl, Act 2: 'I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls'
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The Bohemian Girl – Galop p00n3hfs
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The Bohemian Girl – Galop p00n3hfs
Michael William Balfe
Ah! Would that I could love thee less
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Ah! Would that I could love thee less
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I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls (the Bohemian Girl)
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I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls (the Bohemian Girl)
Michael William Balfe
When Other Lips and Other Hearts from The Bohemian Girl
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When Other Lips and Other Hearts from The Bohemian Girl
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