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Charles Gounod Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

CHARLES GOUNOD
Born: June 17, 1818 in Paris, France
Died: October 18, 1893 in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Biography
French composer Charles Gounod (1818-1893) is best known for his religious works and operas, including Faust (1959), Mireille (1864) and Romeo and Juliet (1867). Later in life, Gounod, who had lived in England from 1870-1875, wrote his famous musical setting of "Ave Maria". He also wrote oratorios, symphonies and chamber music.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
2013-Une-pensee-pour-Robert (Sound), 1974-Stardust (Sound), 1948-Reina-de-reinas:-La-Virgen-Maria (Sound), 2009-If-I-Were-You-2 (Sound), 1978-Top-club-dimanche (Sound), 1999-Wisconsin-Death-Trip (Sound), Alfred-Hitchcock-Presents (Sound), 2011-The-Adventures-of-Tintin (Sound), 2011-Puella-Magi-Madoka-Magica (Sound), 2009-The-Other-Side-of-Paradise (Sound), 2005-24/7:-The-Passion-of-Life (Sound), 2005-Family-Guy (Sound), 2005-Trust-the-Man (Sound), 2004-La-consulta-del-Dr.-Natalio (Sound), 2000-Red-Letters (Sound), 2000-The-Opera-Ghost:-A-Phantom-Unmasked (Sound), 1998-The-Phantom-of-the-Opera (Sound), 1997-Mystery-Science-Theater-3000 (Sound), 1995-The-American-President (Sound), 1995-Rocko's-Modern-Life (Sound), 1993-Animaniacs (Sound), 1993-The-Age-of-Innocence (Sound), 1992-Tiny-Toon-Adventures:-How-I-Spent-My-Vacation (Sound), 1989-Moonlighting (Sound), 1969-La-casa-de-las-muchachas (Sound), 1955-Songs-Over-the-Vistula (Sound), 1953-Melba (Sound), 1951-The-Great-Caruso (Sound), 1937-When-You're-in-Love (Sound), 1936-Rose-Marie (Sound), 1934-The-World-Moves-On (Sound), 1934-Stingaree (Sound), 1933-Facing-the-Music (Sound), 1930-The-Green-Goddess (Sound), 1929-Hell's-Bells (Sound), 1929-Welcome-Danger (Sound), 2002-Great-Performances (Music Department), 1962-Number-13 (Music Department), 1928-Habeas-Corpus (Music Department), 2004-PooP (Sound), 2000-Inspector-Morse (Sound), 1931-Charles-Hackett-with-Rosa-Low-in-an-Excerpt-from-Gounod's-'Romeo (Sound), 2012-Reis-e-Ratos (Sound), 1993-A-Bronx-Tale (Sound), 2012-Puella-Magi-Madoka-Magica-the-Movie-Part-II:-The-Eternal-Story (Sound), 2009/I-Faust (Sound), 1975-Royal-Flash (Sound), 2013-Hannibal (Sound), Diva (Sound), 1999-Great-Performances (Sound), 1933-The-Charming-Deceiver (Sound), 2011-Triunfo-del-amor (Sound), 2010-The-American (Sound), 2007-I-Now-Pronounce-You-Chuck-&-Larry (Sound), 2006-Factory-Girl (Sound), 2005-You're-Gonna-Miss-Me (Sound), 2004-Me-and-My-Sister (Sound), 1995-The-Lame-Pigeon (Sound), 1991-Jacquot-de-Nantes (Sound), 1961-The-Impersonator (Sound), 1957-The-Bolshoi-Ballet (Sound), 1954-Dios-nos-manda-vivir (Sound), 1951-Strictly-Dishonorable (Sound), 1947-The-Bishop's-Wife (Sound), 1938-Save-a-Little-Sunshine (Sound), 1938-Mad-About-Music (Sound), 1936-Sunshine-Ahead (Sound), 1932-Hotel-Splendide (Sound), 1932-Let-Me-Explain,-Dear (Sound), 1931-The-Great-Lover (Sound), 2007-2011-The-Metropolitan-Opera-HD-Live (Music Department), 1996-Gold-and-Silver-Gala-with-Placido-Domingo (Music Department), 1986-Faust (Music Department), 1985-Faust (Music Department), 1982-Romeo-et-Juliette (Music Department), 1973-Gounod:-Faust (Music Department), 1935-Grand-Old-Girl (Music Department), 1932-Funeral-March-of-a-Marionette (Music Department), 2003-Carandiru (Sound), 1990-The-Boyfriend-School (Sound), 2013-The-Answer-to-Everything (Sound), 1991-Volere-volare (Sound), 1994-Romeo-et-Juliette (Music Department), 1989-The-Epic-of-Detective-Mandy:-Book-One---Satan-Claus (Sound), 1900-Romeo-and-Juliet (Music Department), 2012-Hitchcock (Sound), 1983-Bearn-o-la-sala-de-las-munecas (Sound), 2005-Un-fil-a-la-patte (Sound), Tiny-Toon-Adventures (Sound), 2005-Un-fil-a-la-patte (Music Department), 2007-Chez-Maupassant (Sound), 2003-Ren-&-Stimpy-'Adult-Party-Cartoon' (Sound), 2000-Our-Favorite-Things:-Christmas-in-Vienna (Sound), 1998-Addams-Family-Reunion (Sound), 1998-Sour-Grapes (Sound), 1992-1995-The-Ren-&-Stimpy-Show (Sound), 1992-Kuka-on-Joe-Louis (Sound), 1981-Quartet (Sound), 1979-Nosferatu-the-Vampyre (Sound), 1973-Papillon (Sound), 1968-Our-Lady-of-the-Turks (Sound), 1965-The-Secret-of-My-Success (Sound), 1961-Divorce-Italian-Style (Sound), 1954-Cristo (Sound), 1953-Ave-Maria (Sound), 1948-Three-Daring-Daughters (Sound), 1944-Bluebeard (Sound), 1944-Champagne-Charlie (Sound), 1942-I-Married-an-Angel (Sound), 1941-The-Hard-Boiled-Canary (Sound), 1938-That-Certain-Age (Sound), 1938-The-Girl-of-the-Golden-West (Sound), 1937-Maytime (Sound), 1936-Rainbow-on-the-River (Sound), 1936-San-Francisco (Sound), 2010-Vuelve-a-la-vida (Music Department), 2005-Ihauteriak-euskadin (Music Department), 1995-La-colombe (Music Department), 1989-Faust (Music Department), 1908-Fausto-Salve,-Dimora,-Casta-e-Pura (Music Department), 1907-Faust (Music Department), 1906-Ave-Maria-Gounod (Music Department), 2012-Lincoln (Sound), 2007-2012-Psych (Sound), 2012-Chronicle (Sound), 2010-Battle-of-the-Bulbs (Sound), 2010-La-bomba-del-Liceu (Sound), 2009-Mireille (Music Department), 2005-The-Simpsons (Sound), 1936-Opera-de-Paris (Sound), 1960-El-pequeno-coronel (Sound), 1997-The-Cartoon-Cartoon-Show (Sound), 1960-Perry-Como's-Kraft-Music-Hall (Sound), 2012-American-Mary (Sound), 2010-Revealed (Sound), 2010-Jeopardy! (Sound), 2005-Headspace (Sound), 2004-Crying-Out-Love-in-the-Center-of-the-World (Sound), 2002-28-Days-Later... (Sound), 1994-Les-mots-perdus (Sound), 1990-The-Phantom-of-the-Opera (Sound), 1981-Diva (Sound), 1974-Swallows-and-Amazons (Sound), 1973-Willow-Springs (Sound), 1972-Monty-Python's-Flying-Circus (Sound), 1966-Georgy-Girl (Sound), 1953-Glasberget (Sound), 1953-So-This-Is-Love (Sound), 1948-Concert-Magic (Sound), 1944-Since-You-Went-Away (Sound), 1938-Over-the-Wall (Sound), 1935-Metropolitan (Sound), 2004-Faust (Music Department), 1982-Faust (Music Department), 1975-Faust (Music Department), 1955-1956-Alfred-Hitchcock-Presents (Music Department)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
Faust - Music (April 14, 1948 - May 2, 1948), Faust - Music (May 2, 1947 - May 2, 1947), Faust - Music (May 9, 1946 - May 9, 1946), Faust - Music (October 5, 1945 - November 11, 1945), Faust - Music (April 29, 1944 - May 4, 1944), Faust - Music (February 1930 - emClosing date unknown/em)
  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 148437
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 148437
    CHARLES GOUNODOn letterhead of the Orphéon choral society, he declines a request for a composition because he is already under contract to compose an opera Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod", 2p (front and verso), 5¼x6½. Paris, undated.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/09/1858  - HFSID 112214
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/09/1858 - HFSID 112214
    CHARLES FRANCOIS GOUNODThis letter dated 1858 is handwritten and addressed by the famed French composer, dated 1958 Autograph letter signed: “Ch. Gounod” in black ink. 2 pages, 5¼x8. January, 9, 1858. Written on letterhead of Écoles Communales, Ville de Paris.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/27/1873  - HFSID 49803
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/27/1873 - HFSID 49803
    CHARLES GOUNODThe “Ave Maria” composer sends lyrical letter of thanks to a fan, claiming to simply be “a Shepherd fleecing his sheep” Autograph letter signed: "Ch. Gounod", in purple ink, 1p, 4½x7. St. Jean, France. 1873 October 27.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/11/1877  - HFSID 158207
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/11/1877 - HFSID 158207
    CHARLES GOUNODThe famed French opera composer writes to friend about procuring seats to his new show for French Prime Minister Jules Simon Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod" in black ink, 2p, 5½x8¼. 1877 February 11.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/14/1881  - HFSID 71615
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/14/1881 - HFSID 71615
    CHARLES GOUNODWriting just before the debut of his long-delayed last opera, The Tribute of Zamora, he thanks an unnamed woman. Autograph Letter signed:: "Ch. Gounod" on third page, 3p, 4½x7, conjoined leaves. Monday, 1881 March 14. To “Madam”.

    Sale Price $850.00

    $1,000.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/23/1883  - HFSID 67378
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/23/1883 - HFSID 67378
    CHARLES GOUNODEncouraging handwritten letter, assuring a friend that his son's health is improving Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod", 2 pages (front and verso) with blank integral leaf, 5¼x8½ folded, Cannes (France), 1883 March 23. Letterhead of the Hotel de la Plage.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/14/1886  - HFSID 88393
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/14/1886 - HFSID 88393
    CHARLES GOUNODThe opera composer and musician writes in detail about a recent visit during which he met a poverty-stricken family Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod" in black ink, 4p, 4½x7 folded, 9x7 flat. No place, 1886 April 14. To “Dear Friend”.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/15/1882  - HFSID 76265
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/15/1882 - HFSID 76265
    CHARLES GOUNODThe French composer praises his friend and colleague Ambroise Thomas's new opera in this letter penned in black ink Autograph letter signed: "Ch. Gounod", black ink, 2p, 5x8 folded, 10x8 flat. No place, Saturday, 1882 April 15. To “Dear and illustrious friend”.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/15/1877  - HFSID 22400
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/15/1877 - HFSID 22400
    CHARLES GOUNODSigned letter written in French (1877), inviting one of the composer's friends to visit Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod", 1p, 4¼x5½. No Place, Wednesday, 1877 15 May. To "My dear friend".

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/24/1890  - HFSID 154843
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/24/1890 - HFSID 154843
    CHARLES GOUNODThe composer writes a letter to his friend, asking her to come by on Monday or Tuesday around five o'clock Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod", in black ink, 1p, 4½x7 folded, 9x7 flat. 1980 May 24. To "My Henriette".

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/13/1884  - HFSID 154842
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/13/1884 - HFSID 154842
    CHARLES GOUNODThe composer writes this letter on one of his monogrammed cards in 1884, asking for the exclusive German rights to Combat d'Amour for one thousand francs Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod". 1 page, 4x3¼ card engraved with Gounod's monogram. 1884 September 13.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CIRCA 1866  - HFSID 67269
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CIRCA 1866 - HFSID 67269
    CHARLES GOUNODSigned autograph letter to a fellow Parisian, circa 1866, regretting that he hasn't time to compose a piece for him Autograph Letter signed: "Ch. Gounod", 2p (front and verso), 4x5½. No place, no date.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 147699
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 147699
    CHARLES GOUNODCharles Gounod pens four bars of music from "Au clair de la lune" in black ink Autograph Musical Quotation signed: "Ch. Gounod", in black ink, 1p, 4½x7¼. Tavistock House, Tavistock Square (London), no date.

    Sale Price $1,275.00

    $1,500.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH NOTE ON CALLING CARD SIGNED 11/05/1883  - HFSID 88894
    CHARLES GOUNOD - AUTOGRAPH NOTE ON CALLING CARD SIGNED 11/05/1883 - HFSID 88894
    CHARLES GOUNODThe French composer pens this short note on one of his calling cards in 1883, expressing his regret at the illness of a friend and "that I was unable to kiss you" Autograph Note on Calling Card signed: "Ch. Gounod", in black ink, 4x2½. Engraved: "Charles Gounod".

    Sale Price $510.00

    $600.00

  • CHARLES GOUNOD - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH MOUNT SIGNED  - HFSID 154841
    CHARLES GOUNOD - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH MOUNT SIGNED - HFSID 154841
    CHARLES GOUNODThe "Ave Maria" composer poses for the camera in this 4x5½ photograph signed in black ink Inscribed Photograph Mount signed: "To Mademoiselle Bianca Lablanche/Ch Gounod" in French, in black ink, sepia, 4¼x6½ overall, image 4x5½, two surfaces.

    Sale Price $1,020.00

    $1,200.00

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