François Schubert (né Franz Anton Schubert (the Younger); 22 July 1808, Dresden – 12 April 1878, Dresden) was a violinist and composer.
After training with concertmaster Antonio Rolla in Dresden, Schubert studied violin with Charles Philippe Lafont in Paris and began working under the name François Schubert. He played in the Staatskapelle in Dresden from 1823 to 1873.
The son of church composer Franz Anton Schubert (the Elder, 1768–1824), Schubert was married to the singer and actress Maschinka Schubert (1815–1882) who was the daughter of horn player and composer Georg Abraham Schneider. Their daughter was the opera singer Georgina Schubert (1840–1878).
François Schubert composed concert pieces, études, and chamber music, but is largely known for the bagatelle The Bee, a perpetuum mobile for violin and piano – a piece that is often misattributed to Franz Schubert due to the similarity of the two men's names.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 22nd, 1808 (Dresden), Died April 12th, 1878 (Dresden)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1927
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
Notes: Also known as Franz Anton Schubert (the younger), son of composer Franz Anton Schubert (the elder).
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-4671||10-in.||7/11/1907||The bee||Maud Powell||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36562||10-in.||10/20/1926||To a humming bird||Alexander Schmidt||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-38207||10-in.||3/4/1927||The bee||Alexander Schmidt||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||80803||10-in.||1/24/1923||Minute waltz||Duci De Kerékjártó||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||48776||12-in.||5/2/1916||The bee||Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; Frederick Stock||Orchestra||composer|
|Edison||2977||10-in.||Mar. 1914||Poem||Daniel Melsa||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schubert, François," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100060.
Schubert, François. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100060.
"Schubert, François." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.
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