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Robert Blumenfeld

Robert Blumenfeld

New York, US
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Robert Blumenfeld

Robert Blumenfeld

  New York, US

Highlights

I have a deep baritone with great flexibility. I do different voices, and I can handle dialogue. I have recorded 400 books, fiction and nonfiction, in the course of my more than twenty-five years in the business.
ROBERT BLUMENFELD
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320 Talking Books recorded at the American Foundation for the Blind, starting in 1987; recording for Audible since 2009, when Talking Books closed. Complete list and actor’s résumé available on request.

Fiction
Bend Sinister (Vladimir Nabokov; my audition was approved by the Nabokov estate)
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov; joint recording with Mark Vietor; my audition was approved by the Nabokov estate)
Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (James Branch Cabell; first of Manuel series, plus two more in the series)
The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; 56 stories, 4 novels)
The Stories of Bernard Malamud (Bernard Malamud)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
The Portable Chekhov (Avrahn Yarmolinsky, ed.; stories, letters, essays, plays)
Beach Music (Pat Conroy)
Old Goriot (Honoré de Balzac)
Cousin Bette (Honoré de Balzac)
Profane Friendships (Harold Brodkey)

Non-fiction
Wilde in America: Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity (David Friedman)
How Paris Became Paris (Joan DeJean)
Glenn Ford: A Life (Peter Ford)
Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe (John Boswell) (Knowledge of 23 languages required)
The Norton Book of Travel (Paul Fussell, ed.; excerpts from travel literature through the ages)
The Drowned and the Saved (Primo Levi)
Turgenev (Henri Troyat)
The Middle East: A History (Sidney Fisher Mettleton)
Jerusalem (Amos Elon)
The Classical Greeks (Michael Grant)
Oxford History of the French Revolution (William Doyle)
Please to the Table (Russian cookbook; Anya Brenzenman & John Waldman)
A Year in Provence (Peter Mayle)
The Complete Essays of Montaigne (Trans. Donald M. Frame)
Balzac: A Biography (Graham Robb)
Rimbaud: A Biography (Graham Robb)
Captain James Cook (Richard Hough)
Hitler's Willing Executioners (Daniel Jonah Goldhagen)
The Reformation (part of the series on western civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
Highlanders: A History of the Scottish Clans (Fitzroy Maclean)
Cromwell The Lord Protector (Antonia Fraser)
Lives of the Great Composers (by Harold Schoenberg)
The Joys of Yiddish (Leo Rosten’s well-known compendium)

EDUCATION, SPECIAL AWARDS, SKILLS
1999 Recipient, Alexander Scourby Talking Book Narrator of the Year in the Fiction category
1997 Recipient, Canadian National Institute for the Blind Torgi, Talking Book of the Year Fiction Award for Pat Conroy’s Beach Music
Speech: Liz Smith Acting: Uta Hagen, Alice Spivak, Bill Hickey
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Columbia University (French Language and Literature)
LANGUAGES: FLUENT French, German, Italian, Russian, Yiddish, Spanish.
NUMEROUS DIALECTS: British Isles and Commonwealth, Europe, USA; author of four books on accents.

Languages

English (North American), English (British), French (Parisian), French, German

Accents

British, French, French (Parisienne), German, Italian, North American, Spanish

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

ROBERT BLUMENFELD
Phone: (Phone hidden)
e-mail: (Email hidden) SAG-AFTRA / AEA Voice: Baritone

320 Talking Books recorded at the American Foundation for the Blind, starting in 1987; recording for Audible since 2009, when Talking Books closed. Complete list and actor’s résumé available on request.

Fiction
Bend Sinister (Vladimir Nabokov; my audition was approved by the Nabokov estate)
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov; joint recording with Mark Vietor; my audition was approved by the Nabokov estate)
Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (James Branch Cabell; first of Manuel series, plus two more in the series)
The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; 56 stories, 4 novels)
The Stories of Bernard Malamud (Bernard Malamud)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
The Portable Chekhov (Avrahn Yarmolinsky, ed.; stories, letters, essays, plays)
Beach Music (Pat Conroy)
Old Goriot (Honoré de Balzac)
Cousin Bette (Honoré de Balzac)
Profane Friendships (Harold Brodkey)

Non-fiction
Wilde in America: Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity (David Friedman)
How Paris Became Paris (Joan DeJean)
Glenn Ford: A Life (Peter Ford)
Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe (John Boswell) (Knowledge of 23 languages required)
The Norton Book of Travel (Paul Fussell, ed.; excerpts from travel literature through the ages)
The Drowned and the Saved (Primo Levi)
Turgenev (Henri Troyat)
The Middle East: A History (Sidney Fisher Mettleton)
Jerusalem (Amos Elon)
The Classical Greeks (Michael Grant)
Oxford History of the French Revolution (William Doyle)
Please to the Table (Russian cookbook; Anya Brenzenman & John Waldman)
A Year in Provence (Peter Mayle)
The Complete Essays of Montaigne (Trans. Donald M. Frame)
Balzac: A Biography (Graham Robb)
Rimbaud: A Biography (Graham Robb)
Captain James Cook (Richard Hough)
Hitler's Willing Executioners (Daniel Jonah Goldhagen)
The Reformation (part of the series on western civilization by Will and Ariel Durant)
Highlanders: A History of the Scottish Clans (Fitzroy Maclean)
Cromwell The Lord Protector (Antonia Fraser)
Lives of the Great Composers (by Harold Schoenberg)
The Joys of Yiddish (Leo Rosten’s well-known compendium)

EDUCATION, SPECIAL AWARDS, SKILLS
1999 Recipient, Alexander Scourby Talking Book Narrator of the Year in the Fiction category
1997 Recipient, Canadian National Institute for the Blind Torgi, Talking Book of the Year Fiction Award for Pat Conroy’s Beach Music
Speech: Liz Smith Acting: Uta Hagen, Alice Spivak, Bill Hickey
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Columbia University (French Language and Literature)
LANGUAGES: FLUENT French, German, Italian, Russian, Yiddish, Spanish.
NUMEROUS DIALECTS: British Isles and Commonwealth, Europe, USA; author of four books on accents.

Credentials

Associations

Equity, SAG-AFTRA

Service Description

I can record any book you wish to give me. My French, German, and Italian are fluent, so fiction and nonfiction requiring the use of those languages and/or accents are perfect for me.

Voice Over Clients

Talking Books at American Foundation for the Blind; Audible

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