Jean-Baptiste Faure

Jean-Baptiste Faure Sheet Music

  • Born
    15th January 1830
  • Died
    9th November 1914
  • Birthplace
    Moulins, Allier, France

Jean-Baptiste Faure was a celebrated French operatic baritone and an art collector of great significance. He also composed a number of classical songs. Faure composed several enduring songs, including a "Sancta Maria", "Les Rameaux" ("The Palms") and "Crucifix". (These latter two songs were recorded by Enrico Caruso, among others.) In 1876 he dedicated his valse-légende "Stella" to his sometime leading lady at the Paris Opéra, Gabrielle Krauss. An avid collector of impressionist art, Faure sat for multiple portraits by Édouard Manet and owned 67 canvases by that painter, including the masterpiece Le déjeuner sur l'herbe and The Fifer. He also owned Le pont d'Argenteuil and 62 other works by Claude Monet. Part of his collection (which also contained paintings by Degas, Sisley, Pissarro, Ingres and Prud'hon) was kept at a villa near Étretat, whose famous cliffs he himself painted.

Title Form Instrument
La voix et le chant Books Solo voice(s)
Agnus Dei Sacred Mass Voice(s) and Piano
Charité Sacred Mass Voice(s) and Instruments
Credo Sacred Mass Voice(s) and Piano
Crucifix Sacred Mass Voice(s) and Piano
O salutaris et Pie Jesu Sacred Mass Voice(s) and Instruments
Sancta Maria Sacred Mass Voice(s) and Instruments
Tantum ergo Sacred Mass Voice(s) and Instruments
Adieux à un ami Song Voice(s) and Piano
Alleluia d'amour Song Voice(s) and Piano
Bonjour, Suzon! Song Voice(s) and Piano
Chanson de bord Song Voice(s) and Piano
Chanson Lorraine Song Voice(s) and Piano
Femme et fleur Song Voice(s) and Piano
Fleurs du matin Song Voice(s) and Piano
Il neige Song Voice(s) and Piano
Je crois! Song Voice(s) and Piano
La marchande de roses Song Voice(s) and Piano
L'aïeule Song Voice(s) and Piano
L'amour fait son nid Song Voice(s) and Piano