Guilbert, Yvette, 1865-1944

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1865-01-20
Death 1944-02-03
French
French

Biographical notes:

French diseuse and folksinger.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 26 January 1919, to Mrs. Harry Harkness Flagler, 1919 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578438

Yvette Guilbert was a French performer and novelist. She trained as an actress, and worked as a model, but won great fame as a diseuse, singing humorous or risque songs with a singular and ingenuous delivery. She successfully toured England, Germany, and America, enjoying immense popularity. She also published several novels.

From the description of Yvette Guilbert letter to Arthur Symons, 1894 5 Dec. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53458487

French actress and singer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Savoy Hotel, Victoria Embankment, London, to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126522

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Subjects:

  • Women singers--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Performer
  • Arrangers
  • Singers

Places:

  • France (as recorded)