Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1741-02-08
Death 1813-09-24
French
English, French, German

Biographical notes:

Belgian composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to M. de Croise, Secrétaire du Roy, Paris, 1789 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639601

From the description of Autograph note signed from Grétry to unidentified correspondent, Paris, 1809 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560768

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to "Citoyen Ministre, " Paris, c1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510940

Grétry's "Mémoires, ou, Essais sur la musique" was indeed published by Prault in 1789; "De la vérité: Ce que nous fûmes, ce que nous sommes, ce que nous devrions être" was published in 1801 Chez l'auteur, and printed by C. Pougens.

From the description of Letter : to "mon bon ami," Paris, [1801 Nov. 17] 28 brum[aire] an X. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 691914301

From the comic opera in 2 acts with libretto by Desforges [P.J.B. Choudard]. First performance Comédie-Italienne, Paris, 24 June 1784.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of L'épreuve villageoise : pour orchestre à chordes / A. Grétry. [18--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50008104

French composer of Walloon descent.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : "l'hermitage," 26 August 1813, to M. Legras, 1813 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578258

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "13 nivose an 4" [i.e. 3 January 1796] to citoyen [Jacques Joseph Marie] de Croix in Lille, 1796 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578248

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "5 messidor an 7 [i.e. 23 June 1799], to an unidentified recipient, 1799 June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578265

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris,] 14 August 1806, to [Louis-Victor Flamand], 1806 Aug. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578254

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 21 March 1809, to an unidentified recipient, 1809 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578269

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 1 August 1802, to M. [Edme Guillaume François de] Favières in Magny, 1802 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578252

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, "21 vendémiaire [an V]" [i.e. 12 October 1796], to an unidentified recipient, 1796 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578263

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Subjects:

  • Composers--19th century--Correspondence
  • Composers--19th century--Fees
  • Music--18th century
  • Psalms (Music)--75th Psalm
  • Songs with orchestra--Scores
  • Songs (High voice) with chamber orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Excerpts, arranged
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Overtures--Parts
  • Operas--Excerpts--Parts
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with string orchestra--Scores
  • Trios (Flutes and bass)--Parts
  • Opera--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Choruses (Sacred)
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • String orchestra music--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Parts
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with string orchestra

Occupations:

  • Composers
  • Composers--18th century.--Belgium

Places:

  • Belgium (as recorded)
  • Belgium (as recorded)
  • Belgium (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)