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Rudolf Bial

Rudolf Bial (26 August 1834 – 23 November 1881) was a German violinist, composer, conductor and theater director.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 26th, 1834 (Bystrzyca Kłodzka), Died November 23rd, 1881 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1897 - 1905

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 1462 7-in. 7/1/1897 Gambrinus polka Artists vary Orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]370 7-in. 10/3/1900 Baby polka Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor C-137 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Gambrinus polka Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-1888 12-in. 11/2/1904 Gambrinus polka Victor Band Band composer  
Columbia 1542 14-in. ca. Dec. 1904-1905 Gambrinus Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bial, Rudolf," accessed September 19, 2021,

Bial, Rudolf. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from

"Bial, Rudolf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.

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