Hahn, Reynaldo (opera)
- Patrick O’Connor
(b Caracas, Aug 9, 1874; d Paris, Jan 28, 1947). French composer and conductor of Venezuelan birth . His family, originally from Hamburg, moved to France when he was three. One of his most famous and popular mélodies, ‘Si mes vers avaient des ailes’, written when he was 14, was taken up by numerous opera singers; it was recorded as early as ...