Valentin Jaume

25 February 1877, Arles – 13 May 1930, Arles

Picture of Valentin Jaume
Studied at the conservatory of Marseille, then with Maestro Viala. In 1905, he makes his debut at the Capitole of Toulouse in La Juive (according to Kutsch & Riemens).

1906 debut at the Paris Opéra on July 14th as Arnold with Demougeot, Nuibo, Noté, Chambon, Gresse. It seems that it was his only appearance at the Opéra, in spite of Gailhard saying in the press that Jaume was a new member of the troupe.

1908/9: sang at the Monnaie in Bruxelles as guest (Arnold), was then a member of the troupe in Nice.
Guest in Lyon.
1910/2 member of the troupe in Nice; part of the cast of the première of Vercingétorix, opera by Fourdrain.
1912/3 member of the troupe in Nice: Sigurd, Guillaume Tell, L'Africaine, Les huguenots, Le bal masqué, Le trouvère, La Juive, Hérodiade.
1913/4 guest appearances in Rouen (Théâtre des Arts), Antwerp (Théâtre Royal), Lyon (Grand-Théâtre) etc
Easter 1924 season in Perpigan (Théâtre Municipal).
1924/5 member of the troupe of the Théâtre Municipal in Tunis.

Jaume's Arnold
Valentin Jaume singsLes huguenots: Dillo ancor, with Maria Labia
In RA format

Valentin Jaume singsLe prophète: Pour Bertha
In RA format

Valentin Jaume singsGuillaume Tell: Ah Mathilde
In RA format

Valentin Jaume singsIl trovatore: Supplice infâme
In RA format
Pathé cylinders, Paris 1903?
0316     Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Asile héréditaire                 0316

Odeon, Paris 1906/1907
XP3080   Mendiant d'amour (Goublier)                                 60110
         J'ai rêvé (Godard)                                          60111
XP3082   'O sole mio (di Capua)                                      60112
XP3082-2 'O sole mio (di Capua)                                      60112
XP3083   Juive (Halévy): Dieu m'éclaire                              60142
         L'oeuvre divine (Ringsdorf)                                 60113

Odeon, Paris 1907 
XP3127   Juive (Halévy): Rachel, quand du Seigneur                   60159
XP3128   Africaine (Meyerbeer): Grand air, pt 1                      60160
XP3129   Africaine (Meyerbeer): Grand air, pt 2                      60161
         Le crédo du paysan                                          97101
         La voix des chênes                                          97111
         Martha: Air des larmes                                      ?
Edison 2-min cylinders, Paris 1907/1908
         Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Ah! Mathilde                      17964
         Lohengrin (Wagner): Récit du Graal                          17976
         Prophète (Meyerbeer): Pour Bertha                           18048
         Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Barcarolle                        18057
         Damnation de Faust (Berlioz): Invocation à la nature        18075

Lyrophon/Apollon, Paris 1907/1908?
F2081    Guillaume Tell (Rossini): Asile héréditaire                 2081, Parlophon 156
F2082    Juive (Halévy): Rachel, quand du Seigneur                   2082, Parlophon 156

Pathé, Paris 1908?
4800     Sigurd (Reyer): Esprits gardiens                            4800
4801     Africaine (Meyerbeer): Air de Vasco de Gama                 4801
4802     Guillaume Tell (Rossini): O Mathilde                        4802
4803     Trovatore (Verdi): Supplice infâme                          4803
4804     Huguenots (Meyerbeer): Plus blanche que la blanche hermine  4804

Parlophone Red
2079     Faust: Cavatine                                             157
2080     Huguenots: Plus blanche                                     157
2081     Guillaume Tell: Asile héréditaire                           156

Edison, discs
         Huguenots: Tu l'as dit                                      3161 (unpublished)
         L'Africaine: Pays merveilleux                               3189 (unpublished)
I wish to thank Tom Silverbörg for the recording (Prophète).

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