Delvincourt, 120 years ago

Guy Lafitte recordings

Today we celebrate Claude Delvincourt's 120th anniversary. 


Delvincourt was born in Paris and died in Italy in April 1954. Best know in the saxophone community for his Croquembouches which many a sax student played in their school years. Some of the movements were recorded by Jean-Marie Londeix and can be found on the recording in the link.

Also born on this date is French jazz tenor sax player, Guy Lafitte (b. 1927), and Boston native Jane Ira Bloom (b. 1955),