Jammes, Jean-Vital

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Jammes, Jean-Vital Gender: M
born on 28 April 1825 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Agen, France, 44n12, 0e37
Timezone LMT m0e37 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°28' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 04°31 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 17°34'

Jean-Vital Jammes (circa 1873)


French opera singer known by the stage name Ismaël. Largely self-taught, he made his stage debut in 1841 at the age of 16. Later, he was engaged by the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris and the Opéra-Comique. Jammes created many leading baritone roles, including Zurga in Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles and Ourrias in Gounod's Mireille. Ismaël died in Marseille at the age of 68 on 13 June 1893.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate (and English translation) published at Wikimedia Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JAMMES_Jean-Vital_Birth_Certificate_1825.JPG


  • Personal : Misc. : Changed name (Ismaël)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera (Baritone)