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David Devriès

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Voice: Tenor
Nationality: French
Year of Birth: Not entered yet.
Year of Death: 1936

About David Devriès:

David Devriès (born February 14, 1881 in Bagnères-de-Luchon, France, died July 17, 1936 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was a French operatic lyric tenor noted for his light, heady tone, and polished phrasing. He represents a light style of French operatic singing that was popular in the 19th century.

He was born into a family of professional singers that included soprano Rosa de Vries-van Os (1828–1889) and baritones Hermann Devriès (1858–1949) and his father Maurice Devriès (1854–1919). He studied at the Conservatoire de Paris and débuted in the role of Gérald in Delibes's Lakmé at the Opéra-Comique, where he regularly performed throughout his career. His repertoire included Almaviva, Don José, Toinet in Le chemineau, Clément in La Basoche, Armand in Massenet's Thérèse, Alfredo, Jean in Sapho, Rabaud's Mârouf, Vincent in Mireille, Wilhelm in Mignon, Pedro in Laparra's La habanera, Des Grieux, Werther, Julien, Pinkerton and Cavaradossi as well as principal roles in many forgotten works. He created roles in the operas Aphrodite (Philodème), Les Armaillis (Hansli), Circé (Helpénor), Le roi aveugle (Ymer) and La Victoire (un Brigadier), at the Opéra-Comique.

He performed alongside Mary Garden, Luisa Tetrazzini and Dame Nellie Melba. He also gave the world premiere of Boulanger's song cycle 'Clairières dans le Ciel', which Boulanger claimed was inspired by his voice.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Vainement ma bien aimee Popularity:

Opera: Roi d'Ys, LeComposer: LaloAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Mylio
2La fleur que tu m'avais jetee (Flower Song) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.09

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: José/Carmen
3Un autre est son époux! Popularity:

Opera: WertherComposer: MassenetAct: 2.03-1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Werther
4Viens gentille Dame Popularity:

Opera: Dame BlancheComposer: BoieldieuAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Georges
5Nun sei bedankt mein lieber Schwan Popularity:

Opera: LohengrinComposer: WagnerAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Lohengrin
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