Wilhelm "Willi" Ostermann (1 October 1876 – 6 August 1936) was a lyricist, composer and singer of carnival songs and songs about Cologne, primarily in the German dialect of Kölsch. The tune Homesick for Cologne is counted amongst his most famous pieces.
In the year 1949, a monument was erected to commemorate the life and works of Willi Ostermann in the Seven Mountains' Nightingale Valley of Königswinter.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 1st, 1876 (Mülheim), Died August 6th, 1936 (Cologne)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, tenor vocal
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||CVE-49205||12-in.||11/24/1928||Rheinlandmädel||Manhattan Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||BD9110||10-in.||10/3/1930||Eins ins Andere (Musikalisch-humoristischer Kuddelmuddel)||Willi Ostermann||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal, composer|
|Gramophone||[Gra face 60-1239]||10-in.||10/3/1930||Eins ins Andere (Musikalisch-humoristischer Kuddelmuddel)||Willi Ostermann||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal, composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ostermann, Willi," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101643.
Ostermann, Willi. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101643.
"Ostermann, Willi." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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