Roger Tellart

Roger Tellart (9 March 1932 in Paris – 22 July 2013 id.) was a French musicologist and journalist, a specialist of Claudio Monteverdi, Heinrich Schütz, the madrigal and early music on which he published several works.[1]

He was the father of viellist Christophe Tellart (Ensemble Perceval, Hespèrion XXI, Ensemble Réal, Poème Harmonique, etc.).


Tellart wrote for the daily La Croix and musical magazines Diapason and Goldberg Magazine.[2] He also wrote for the music magazines Classica, and La Lettre du musicien.[citation needed]

For a while, he was a producer at Radio France, where he was also invited several times to participate in programs on Baroque music. He was a frequent contributor to Radio Suisse Romande in programs dealing with early music.[citation needed]

Roger Tellart held the rank of Chevalier of the ordre des Arts et des Lettres and was a member of the Académie Charles-Cros.[citation needed]


  • 1964: Monteverdi, Seghers
  • 1968: Schütz – Musiciens de tous les temps, Seghers
  • 1997: Claudio Monteverdi,[3] Fayard, (Grand prix de la critique 1997/1998)
  • 2004: Le Madrigal en son jardin,[4] Fayard


  1. ^ Mort du critique musical Roger Tellart in - 29 July 2013
  2. ^ Mort de Roger Tellart sur - 26 July 2013
  3. ^ Monteverdi
  4. ^ Le Madrigal en son jardin

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