French music publishing house founded in 1932 by Louise Hanson-Dyer. In 1938, they also began releasing early, renaissance, and baroque music recordings.
From November 1953 records were pressed and distributed by The Decca Record Company Limited and usually also had the London Records logo.
Decca acquired the label outright in 1970. The last new recording under the label was released in 2010.

Universal Music Italia released four box sets of Christopher Hogwood's recordings: Haydn Symphonies (2012), The Vivaldi Recordings (Concertos, Sonatas, Sacred Music, Cantatas) (2013), The Bach Recordings (2014), and English Music (2015).
Decca compiled and released three box sets of 50 discs each of L'Oiseau-Lyre recordings: The Baroque Era (2015), Classical & Early Romantic (2016), and Medieval & Renaissance (2017).

The French music publishing company (Les Éditions de l’Oiseau-Lyre) reverted to the parent holding, Lyrebird Press, at the University of Melbourne in 2013.

Label Code: LC 0254 / LC 00254

Also see the related label for 7" releases: Les Disques DE L'Oiselet.

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