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    					  Emil Gerhäuser 
				     Table of Contents     					  Louise Homer

The Mapleson Cylinders - Program Notes

- Artists
- The Artists -- with an index to their Mapleson recordings
- Charles Gilibert

Charles Gilibert


(1866-1910), baritone from Paris, made his Met debut as the Duke of Verona in Roméo et Juliette, December 18, 1900. During 1902-03, the last of his three seasons with the company, he sang Dr. Bartolo, Dancaïro, Monterone, the Sacristan in Tosca, Schaunard, Capulet, Colline, Don Pasquale, Masetto, Oberthal in Prophète, and Sulpice in Fille du Régiment (he had appeared in January 1902 in the Met premiere, with Sembrich). He gave forty-five performances of opera, three Sunday-night concerts, and thirteen outside engagements, and was paid $5,984. By reputation one of the finest of character actors. Gilibert became a major element in the French repertory of Oscar Hammerstein's Manhattan Opera between 1906 and 1910. When Hammerstein was bought out, Gilibert was the only one of his artists scheduled to sing with the Met; however, he died suddenly before the 1910-11 season began.

CARMEN (Dancaïro): Side 4/Band 1

LE CID (King): Side 3/Bands 5, 7, 8

FILLE DU RÉGIMENT (Sulpice): Side 4/Band 4

    					  Emil Gerhäuser 
				     Table of Contents     					  Louise Homer