Camille Maurane, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Camille Maurane

French opera singer

Date of Birth: 29-Nov-1911

Place of Birth: Rouen, Normandy, France

Date of Death: 21-Jan-2010

Profession: singer, opera singer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Camille Maurane

  • Camille Maurane (November 29, 1911 – January 21, 2010), born Camille Moreau, was a French baryton-martin singer.
  • His father was a music teacher and he started singing as a child in the MaĂ®trise Saint-Evode in Rouen.
  • The sudden death of his mother and family upheaval meant a break of twelve years in regular singing. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire in the class of Claire Croiza from 1936 to 1939.
  • He began his professional career as a singer in 1940 at the OpĂ©ra-Comique in Paris.
  • After his debut as the Moine musicien in Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame on 14 January 1940, he went to create the following roles at the OpĂ©ra-Comique: the captain (Nèle Dooryn, 1940) Doria (Ginevra, 1942) a man, a peasant (Mon Oncle Benjamin, 1942) a young man (Le Oui des Jeunes Filles, 1949). Un Soldat (Dolorès, 1952)He also sang in The Barber of Seville, La Basoche, Carmen, LakmĂ©, Louise, Madame Bovary, Madame Butterfly, Werther, PellĂ©as et MĂ©lisande and oratorios like La Chanson du mal-aimĂ©.
  • He was occasionally billed under the name Moreau.His voice was typical of the baryton-martin range (between baritone and tenor).
  • He is famous for his interpretation of Debussy's PellĂ©as, for which he took part in three complete recordings of PellĂ©as et MĂ©lisande.
  • He is also regarded as one of the best interpreters of French mĂ©lodies, of which he left many recordings, since reissued on CD, and of FaurĂ©'s Requiem.
  • His repertoire extended back to music of Rameau through to Arthur Honegger, LĂ©o FerrĂ© and other contemporaries. A dedicated teacher, he taught at the Paris Conservatory until 1981.

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