Avant de Mourir; Op. 17 by : Georges Boulanger
Newspaper advertisements of hotels and music halls announced: 'Boulanger plays today' - Georges Boulanger (1893-1958) was one of themost famous café violinists and band leaders of his time. He performed in Romania; Russia; Dresden; Berlin; London and Brazil and appeared on the screen next to many film stars in the 1930s/1940s. He left about 250 compositions; all of which were inspired by Balkan folklore and light Viennese music. Avant de mourir; written in 1926 and known as My Prayer in English-speaking countries; is one of his greatest hits which was recorded on vinyl by Glenn Miller; Jimmy Dorsey; Ella Fitzgerald; Lionel Hampton; Bert Kaempfert;Gene Krupa; Dean Martin; Roy Orbison; and Engelbert Humperdinck. The version of The Platters from 1956 reached the top of the charts. The wistful piece was often used in films as well.
|Publisher||Bote & Bock|
| Media ||Softcover|
| Length x Width x Height||12 x 9 x 0.04 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.20 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL48024546|
|Voicing Description||CELLO PART AND PIANO SCORE|
| 1st Publication Date||12/2018|
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