Hugues Cuénod

Born 26 June 1902. Died December 2010
Hugues Cuénod
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1902-06-26
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Hugues Cuénod

Hugues Cuénod Biography (Wikipedia)

Hugues-Adhémar Cuénod (26 June 1902 – 6 December 2010) was a Swiss tenor known for his performances in international opera, operetta, both traditional and musical theatre, and on the concert stage, where he was particularly known for his clear, light, romantic and expressive poised interpretation of mélodie (French art song). His repertoire encompassed everything from the medieval chansons of Guillaume de Machaut to the avant garde works of Igor Stravinsky, as well as recordings of lute songs. Cuénod contributed to the revival of baroque music, performing compositions by Francesco Cavalli and others. A distinguished singer of Johann Sebastian Bach's music, he was particularly praised for his interpretation of the Evangelist in Bach's St Matthew Passion. He had the longest career of any recorded vocalist or performer in history: he gave his first concert in Paris in 1928, aged 26, and his last in 1994, when he was 92. He was as fluent in English, German and Italian as he was in his native French.

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Ardo E Scoprir, Ahi Lasso, Io Non Ardisco
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Ardo E Scoprir, Ahi Lasso, Io Non Ardisco
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Zefiro Torna (Ciaconna)
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Zefiro Torna (Ciaconna)
Claudio Monteverdi
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Claudio Monteverdi
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Nadia Boulanger Ensemble
Basia Retchitzka, Lucienne Devallier, Renee Peter, Doris Rossiaud, Roger Aubert, Motet de Geneve, Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, Hugues Cuénod, Heinz Rehfuss, Jacques Horneffer & Ernest Ansermet
Les noces
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Basia Retchitzka, Lucienne Devallier, Renee Peter, Doris Rossiaud, Roger Aubert, Motet de Geneve, Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, Hugues Cuénod, Heinz Rehfuss, Jacques Horneffer & Ernest Ansermet
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Proms 1984: Prom 30
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Royal Albert Hall
1984-08-18T20:41:36
18
Aug
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 30

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Proms 1973: Prom 16
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Royal Albert Hall
1973-08-06T20:41:36
6
Aug
1973

Proms 1973: Prom 16

19:30
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Proms 1972: Prom 03
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Royal Albert Hall
1972-07-24T20:41:36
24
Jul
1972

Proms 1972: Prom 03

19:30
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Proms 1971: Prom 14
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Royal Albert Hall
1971-08-06T20:41:36
6
Aug
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 14

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1970: Prom 23
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Royal Albert Hall
1970-08-11T20:41:36
11
Aug
1970

Proms 1970: Prom 23

19:00
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