Author Archives: Dr. Israel Perry

LA BOITE A FURSY VIVE LA GREVE-1901

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LA BOITE A FURSY VIVE LA GREVE-1901 After the early stages in the cabarets of the mid nineties, the revue comes into its own and meets with suc­cess. Fursy co-authors sev­eral shows with his friend Leon Nunes, man­ager of La … Con­tinue read­ing

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TRETEAU DETABARIN BOITEA FURSY-1901

Although his cabaret was going tremen­dously well, Fursy was thirsty for revenge. His ex-partner, Ropi­quet, had found no one of the same cal­iber as a replace­ment and was wit­ness­ing the col­lapse of his busi­ness. He finally went bank­rupt in 1901. … Con­tinue read­ing

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HENRY FURSY CHANSONS ROSSES-1899

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HENRY FURSY CHANSONS ROSSES-1899 Fursy’s suc­cess was due to his tal­ent in mock­ing cur­rent affairs with fear­some wit and a sharp pen. Under the iden­ti­fy­ing title “Chan­sons Rosses” (Nasty Songs) he pub­lished a first col­lec­tion with Ollen­dorf in 1898. One … Con­tinue read­ing

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LA BOÎTE À FURSY-1899

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Fursy was only a minor share­holder in the Tréteau de Tabarin, On Novem­ber 21, 1899 he was fired by his part­ner Ropi­quet, who wanted to be the only one to ben­e­fit from the promised wind­fall of the crowds expected at … Con­tinue read­ing

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LA CHANSON DE MONTMARTRE — 1899

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On the back­ground of a red cur­tain, and dressed in the same color, a sym­bol of the Mont­martre song­sters uses a small whip to thrash Lil­liput­ian sized mem­bers of the high soci­ety. Through the hal­fopen cur­tain one sees the moon, … Con­tinue read­ing

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D’ VIENNENT-ILS? DU TRÉTEAU DE TABARIN –1898

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Fursy is a man in a hurry: As soon as he is estab­lished as artis­tic man­ager of the Car­il­lon, he leaves in order to set up the Tréteau de Tabarin with his part­ner Ropi­quet. The estab­lish­ment opened on Octo­ber 30, … Con­tinue read­ing

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L’ÂNE ROUGE — 1898

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In 1889 the for­mer cabaret of the Grande Pinte was renamed L’Âne Rouge by Gabriel Salis, the brother of the founder of the Chat Noir. Rodolphe had sent for him to give a hand in Paris, but like almost every­one else, he … Con­tinue read­ing

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Tournee Milo de Meyer (1897/1898)

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Milo de Meyer, who did a stint at the Car­il­lon as a cabaret singer in addi­tion to some com­pos­ing, felt more com­fort­able as an admin­is­tra­tor, if his por­trait by Grün is to be believed: Jovial and ruddy, an emblem­atic cat … Con­tinue read­ing

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TRIANON — 1897

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This year Chau­vin, one of the part­ners in the man­age­ment of the horser­ace bet­ting, attempted an out­right takeover of the highly flour­ish­ing, but lim­ited world of small cabaret own­ers, At great expense, he built a spa­cious the­ater in the gar­den … Con­tinue read­ing

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JOYEUX-THÉÂTRE — (1896)

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The Joyeux-Théâtre cer­tainly was a short-lived and pos­si­bly migra­tory event — the poster shows nei­ther date nor address. How­ever it did offer a pro­gram of qual­ity which enables us to date it: Jehan Ric­tus is top of the bill: his suc­cess, … Con­tinue read­ing

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