Agnes Bernelle's Performances - An Overview
As an international cabaret singer she collaborated on record with artists such as Marc Almond, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, and The Radiators. She released three albums:
Bernelle On Brecht And...
The first, “Bernelle On Brecht And...” and… was produced by Philip Chevron of The Radiators and released in limited numbers by the Midnite Music Company in 1977, featuring Irish jazz musicians Louis Stewart and Peter O’Brien.
Father’s Lying Dead On The Ironing Board
In 1985 she released “Father’s Lying Dead On The Ironing Board”, again produced by Chevron.
Mother, The Wardrobe Is Full Of Infantrymen
This was followed in 1988 by Some Bizzare label produced album, “Mother, The Wardrobe Is Full Of Infantrymen”.
The first two albums are filled with songs from Weimar cabaret (her father Roudie Bernauer ran a cabaret in Berlin) and the third has more modern updates in the form of songs from Tom Waits and Roger McGough.
In 1978, Bernelle appeared Off Broadway in New York City in the American premiere of Bertolt Brecht’s “Downfall of the Egotist Johann Fatzer”, with Shelter West Theater Company at the Vam Dam Theatre, directed by W. Stuart McDowell, with an original musical score of ballads sung by Bernelle, composed by Tony Award-winning composer/arranger, Bruce Coughlin.” Wikipedia
Collaborators looks at the people she worked with and whose songs she performed.