Masse cover 1850s



Celeste Cendrier operated this Parisian firm from 1839 to 1859, when it was bought by E. Saint-Hilaire. Auguste O'Kelly (1829-1900) took it over in 1872. The catalog contained popular songs by Paul Henrion, Antoine-Louis Clapisson,(1808-1866) and others, and operas by Felicien David and Victor Masse. BNF cat lists over 500 works.


Imprints, Addresses, Agencies


  • Celeste Cendrier
  • Mme. Cendrier


  • 1 then 7 then 11 rue du faubourg Poissonnière, Paris

Engraving and Printing Partners

Plate Numbers

  • Plate numbers are in the following formats: C. ###.
Plate Composer Work Year
1 David Herculanum 1859
3 Henrion Tu viendrais prier
431 Ravina Études de style et de perfectionnement, Op.14 (book 2) 1847
615 Massé Les noces de Jeannette 1853
773 Massé La reine Topaze 1857

Sources Consulted

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