Armand Silvestre


Armand Silvestre

Paul-Armand Silvestre, French poet and conteur, was born in Paris.

He studied at the École polytechnique with the intention of entering the army, but in 1870 he entered the department of finance. He had a successful official career, was decorated with the Legion of Honour in 1886, and in 1892 was made inspector of fine arts. Armand Silvestre made his entry into literature as a poet, and was reckoned among the Parnassians.

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Song List

This list is likely to be of songs that have been performed at Oxford International Song Festivals and Oxford Song events, and may not be comprehensive of this composer's compositions. This database is ever growing as a work in progress, with further songs regularly being added.

Automne Op. 18 no.3 Gabriel Fauré
Chanson d'amour Op. 27 no.1 Gabriel Fauré
Crépuscule (1872) Op. 95 no.9 Jules Massenet
Fleur jetée (1884) Op. 39 no.2 Gabriel Fauré
Je demande à l'oiseau (1903) Amy Beach
La fée aux chansons Op. 27 no.2 Gabriel Fauré
Le secret (1879) Op. 23 no.3 Gabriel Fauré
Notre amour Op. 23 no.2 Gabriel Fauré
Testament (1883) Henri Duparc

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