Louis Varney Sheet Music

  • Born
    30th May 1844
  • Died
    20th August 1908
  • Birthplace
    New Orleans, USA

Louis Varney was a French composer. Louis Varney was the son of Alphonse Varney, a French conductor at theBouffes-Parisiens and at the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, he was also invited to conduct the "French Opera Season" abroad, notably in New Orleans, Louisiana, and this is how Louis came to be born there in 1844. He studied music with his father, and became first a conductor like him. He was conducting in a small theatre L'Athénée-Comique, while he began composing, he succeeded in having one of his work, Il signor Pulcinellapresented there in 1876 with considerable success. He was then proposed by the director of the Bouffes-Parisiens, Louis Cantin, to write an operetta on a libretto by Paul Ferrier and Jules Prevel, based on a vaudeville by St-Hilaire and Dupont from 1835, entitled L'habit ne fait pas le moine. Louis accepted and under a new title Les mousquetaires au couvent, it premiered at the Bouffes-Parisiens on March 16, 1880, and the success was absolute.

Title Form Instrument
Babolin Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Cliquette Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Coquelicot Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Dix jours aux Pyrénées Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Fanfan-la-tulipe Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
La femme de Narcisse Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
La fiancée de Thylda Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
La fille de Fanchon la vielleuse Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
La reine des Halles Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
L'amour mouillé Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le brillant Achille Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le papa de Francine Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Le pompier de service Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Les demoiselles des Saint-Cyriens Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Les forains Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Les mousquetaires au couvent Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Les petites Barnett Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Les petites Brebis Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Mademoiselle George Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra
Miss Robinson Opera / Operetta Voice(s) and Orchestra