Giacomo Meyerbeer

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Jakob Liebmann Meyer Beer
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Born: 1791-09-05 (Berlin, Germany)
Died: 1864-05-02 (Paris, France)

Giacomo Meyerbeer was a German opera composer of Jewish birth who has been described as perhaps the most successful stage composer of the nineteenth century.
Meyerbeer's father was a very wealthy financier and his mother also had an elite background. Meyerbeer's siblings included the astronomer Wilhelm Beer and the poet Michael Beer. He adopted the surname Meyerbeer on the death of his grandfather Liebmann Meyer Wulff (1811) and the first name Giacomo during his period of study in Italy, around 1817. Meyerbeer won his first great success at the Paris Opéra in 1831 with Robert le diable (‘Robert the Devil’). This was followed by 'Les Huguenots,' 'Le Prophète' and finally by 'L’Africaine,' all three with texts by the famous librettist Eugène Scribe.
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1256 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Tenor Arias album art Rudolph Schock*, Berlin Opera Orchestra*, Verdi*, Mozart*, Meyerbeer*, Thomas*, Offenbach* Rudolph Schock*, Berlin Opera Orchestra*, Verdi*, Mozart*, Meyerbeer*, Thomas*, Offenbach* - Tenor Arias(LP) Royale 1256 US 1952 Sell This Version
LM-1817, LM 1817 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Gaîté Parisienne / Les Patineurs album art Offenbach* / Meyerbeer* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler Offenbach* / Meyerbeer* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler - Gaîté Parisienne / Les Patineurs (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal LM-1817, LM 1817 US 1954 Sell This Version
P.8360, P1-8360, P2-8360 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Graduation Ball / Les Patineurs album art The Ballet Theatre Orchestra*, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Strauss* The Ballet Theatre Orchestra*, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Strauss* - Graduation Ball / Les Patineurs(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records P.8360, P1-8360, P2-8360 UK 1955 Sell This Version
LXT 5456, LXT.5456 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Les Patineurs / Le Cid album art Meyerbeer* - Lambert* / Massenet*, Martinon* · Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Meyerbeer* - Lambert* / Massenet*, Martinon* · Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - Les Patineurs / Le Cid (Album) Decca, Decca LXT 5456, LXT.5456 UK 1958 Sell This Version
LM-2450 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Carnaval, Les Patineurs album art Schumann*, Meyerbeer*, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden*, Hugo Rignold Schumann*, Meyerbeer*, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden*, Hugo Rignold - Carnaval, Les Patineurs RCA Victor Red Seal LM-2450 Canada 1960 Sell This Version
35833 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Les Sylphides/Les Patineurs/Dance of the Hours album art Chopin* / Meyerbeer* / Ponchielli* : Sir Charles Mackerras - Philharmonia Orchestra Chopin* / Meyerbeer* / Ponchielli* : Sir Charles Mackerras - Philharmonia Orchestra - Les Sylphides/Les Patineurs/Dance of the Hours(LP) Angel Records 35833 US 1960 Sell This Version
STE-507, TE 507 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Les Sylphides / Les Patineurs / Dance Of The Hours ('La Gioconda', Act 2) album art Chopin* / Meyerbeer* / Ponchielli* / Charles Mackerras* / Philharmonia Orchestra Chopin* / Meyerbeer* / Ponchielli* / Charles Mackerras* / Philharmonia Orchestra - Les Sylphides / Les Patineurs / Dance Of The Hours ('La Gioconda', Act 2) (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club STE-507, TE 507 Australia 1962 Sell This Version
GOP N.2 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Gli Ugonotti album art Giacomo Meyerbeer, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala Giacomo Meyerbeer, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala - Gli Ugonotti(3xLP, Album, Mono) G.O.P. GOP N.2 Italy 1963 Sell This Version
OS 26239 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Les Huguenots (Highlights) album art Meyerbeer* - Sutherland* | Arroyo* | Tourangeau* | Vrenios* | Bacquier* | Cossa* | Ghiuselev* | Ambrosian Opera Chorus* | New Philharmonia Orchestra | Bonynge* Meyerbeer* - Sutherland* | Arroyo* | Tourangeau* | Vrenios* | Bacquier* | Cossa* | Ghiuselev* | Ambrosian Opera Chorus* | New Philharmonia Orchestra | Bonynge* - Les Huguenots (Highlights)(LP) London Records OS 26239 US 1970 Sell This Version
SET 460-3 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Les Huguenots album art Meyerbeer* - Sutherland* | Arroyo* | Tourangeau* | Vrenios* | Bacquier* | Cossa* | Ghiuselev* | Ambrosian Opera Chorus* | New Philharmonia Orchestra | Bonynge* Meyerbeer* - Sutherland* | Arroyo* | Tourangeau* | Vrenios* | Bacquier* | Cossa* | Ghiuselev* | Ambrosian Opera Chorus* | New Philharmonia Orchestra | Bonynge* - Les Huguenots (Album) London Records, London Records SET 460-3 UK 1970 Sell This Version
TC 9062 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Fedor Schaljapin Singt Aus Opern album art Feodor Chaliapin, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky, Gaetano Donizetti, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Léo Delibes, Alexander Nikolajewitsch Serow, Giuseppe Verdi, Alexander Borodin, Anton Rubinstein Feodor Chaliapin, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky, Gaetano Donizetti, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Léo Delibes, Alexander Nikolajewitsch Serow, Giuseppe Verdi, Alexander Borodin, Anton Rubinstein - Fedor Schaljapin Singt Aus Opern(LP) Top Classic Historia TC 9062 Germany 1970 Sell This Version
S-14.066 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Marchas De Opera album art Verdi* / Wagner* / Gounod* / Mozart* / Beethoven* / Wagner* / Meyerbeer* / Bizet* / Mozart* Verdi* / Wagner* / Gounod* / Mozart* / Beethoven* / Wagner* / Meyerbeer* / Bizet* / Mozart* - Marchas De Opera(LP, Comp) Yupy S-14.066 Spain 1971 Sell This Version
BJRS 1211/4 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Le Prophête album art Giacomo Meyerbeer Le Prophête B.J.R. Records BJRS 1211/4 US 1971 Sell This Version
ORF 1002 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Das ORF-Symphonieorchester 1971 album art Das ORF-Symphonieorchester* - Franz Liszt / Giacomo Meyerbeer / Gottfried von Einem / Pierre Boulez Das ORF-Symphonieorchester* - Franz Liszt / Giacomo Meyerbeer / Gottfried von Einem / Pierre Boulez - Das ORF-Symphonieorchester 1971(LP) ORF ORF 1002 Austria 1971 Sell This Version
MRF-85 Giacomo Meyerbeer - L’Africana album art Giacomo Meyerbeer, Jessye Norman, Veriano Luchetti, Gian Giacomo Guelfi, Riccardo Muti Giacomo Meyerbeer, Jessye Norman, Veriano Luchetti, Gian Giacomo Guelfi, Riccardo Muti - L’Africana (Album) MRF Records MRF-85 UK 1972 Sell This Version
LL-651 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Massenet "Le Cid" - Ballet Music / Meyerbeer - Lambert "Les Patineurs" Ballet album art Robert Irving (2), The London Symphony Orchestra - Massenet*, Meyerbeer* Robert Irving (2), The London Symphony Orchestra - Massenet*, Meyerbeer* - Massenet "Le Cid" - Ballet Music / Meyerbeer - Lambert "Les Patineurs" Ballet (Album) London Records, Decca Eclipse LL-651 UK 1953 Sell This Version
2533 295 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Lieder - Melodies album art Giacomo Meyerbeer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Karl Engel Giacomo Meyerbeer, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Karl Engel - Lieder - Melodies Archiv Produktion 2533 295 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
PFS 4322 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Le Cid / Les Patineurs album art Massenet*, Meyerbeer*, Stanley Black Conducting The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra* Massenet*, Meyerbeer*, Stanley Black Conducting The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra* - Le Cid / Les Patineurs(LP, Album) Decca PFS 4322 UK 1975 Sell This Version
SXL 6812 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Les Patineurs - Le Cid album art Meyerbeer* / Massenet* : National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge Meyerbeer* / Massenet* : National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge - Les Patineurs - Le Cid (Album) Decca SXL 6812 Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
M 34206 Giacomo Meyerbeer - French Opera Arias album art Frederica von Stade, John Pritchard / London Philharmonic Orchestra* - Berlioz*Gounod*Massenet*Meyerbeer*Offenbach*Thomas* Frederica von Stade, John Pritchard / London Philharmonic Orchestra* - Berlioz*Gounod*Massenet*Meyerbeer*Offenbach*Thomas* - French Opera Arias (Album) Columbia Masterworks M 34206 US 1976 Sell This Version
ST 904-K-DP Giacomo Meyerbeer -  Le Cid - Lamento D'Ariane - Scènes Alsaciennes - Scènes Dramatiques - Marches Des Princesses - Les Patineurs - album art Massenet* / Meyerbeer*, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge Massenet* / Meyerbeer*, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge - Le Cid - Lamento D'Ariane - Scènes Alsaciennes - Scènes Dramatiques - Marches Des Princesses - Les Patineurs -(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel) London Records ST 904-K-DP US 1976 Sell This Version
R-03119, R. 03119 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Arien Aus Opern von Gounod • Meyerbeer / Charpentier • Bizet • Massenet album art Montserrat Caballé / Gounod*Meyerbeer*, Charpentier*Bizet*Massenet* Montserrat Caballé / Gounod*Meyerbeer*, Charpentier*Bizet*Massenet* - Arien Aus Opern von Gounod • Meyerbeer / Charpentier • Bizet • Massenet(LP, Album, Club) World Record Club, World Record Club R-03119, R. 03119 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
M4 34340 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Le Prophete album art Giacomo Meyerbeer, Henry Lewis, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Marilyn Horne, Renata Scotto, James McCracken, John McCarthy Giacomo Meyerbeer, Henry Lewis, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Marilyn Horne, Renata Scotto, James McCracken, John McCarthy - Le Prophete (Album) CBS Masterworks M4 34340 1976 Sell This Version
MET-201 Giacomo Meyerbeer - New Productions At The Met: 1976-77 Season album art Giacomo Meyerbeer, Francis Poulenc, Jules Massenet, Alban Berg Giacomo Meyerbeer, Francis Poulenc, Jules Massenet, Alban Berg - New Productions At The Met: 1976-77 Season(LP) Metropolitan Opera Guild MET-201 US 1977 Sell This Version
53 022 Giacomo Meyerbeer - Orchester-Märsche album art Tschaikowsky*Meyerbeer*Verdi*Fučík*Delibes*Beethoven*Berlioz*J. Strauss*Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel Tschaikowsky*Meyerbeer*Verdi*Fučík*Delibes*Beethoven*Berlioz*J. Strauss*Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Erich Kunzel - Orchester-Märsche(LP, Comp) FSM Vox 53 022 Germany 1979 Sell This Version