Joseph Mohr

Josephus Franciscus Mohr, sometimes spelled Josef (11 December 1792 – 4 December 1848) was an Austrian Roman Catholic priest and writer, who wrote the words to the Christmas carol "Silent Night."

Birth and Death Data: Born December 11th, 1792 (Salzburg), Died December 4th, 1848 (Wagrain)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2784 10-in. 10/5/1905 Silent night, hallowed night Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
Victor B-3094 10-in. 2/8/1906 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-3094 8-in. 3/22/1906 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-6472 12-in. 9/28/1908 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12047 10-in. 5/27/1912 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Marguerite Dunlap Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14378 10-in. 1/26/1914 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-18510 12-in. 9/27/1916 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Alma Gluck ; Paul Reimers Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-19516 10-in. 3/26/1917 Silent night Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20683 10-in. 9/19/1917 Silent night, holy night Alma Gluck ; Paul Reimers Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with chimes and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-38341 10-in. 4/12/1927 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Mary Lewis ; Paul Reimers Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-96482 10-in. 12/14/1935 Silent night, holy night Hadassah McGiffen ; Louise Hunter Windsor Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-96482 10-in. 12/14/1935 Silent night, holy night Louise Hunter Windsor Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor PBS-09063 10-in. 12/2/1936 Silent night Homer Hall Glee Club Male vocal chorus, with elecctric organ, celeste, and chimes lyricist  
Victor BS-026905 10-in. 9/8/1938 Silent night Lew White Mixed vocal chorus, with violin, organ, and harp lyricist  
Columbia 30288 12-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1909 Silent night Metropolitan Trio Mixed vocal trio, unaccompanied lyricist  
Columbia 30708 12-in. 3/30/1911 Stille nacht, heilige nacht Olive Fremstad Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W142606 10-in. 9/13/1926 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Elsa Alsen Soprano vocal solo, with violin, organ, and chimes lyricist  
Columbia W98585 12-in. 9/18/1928 Silent night, holy night Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quintet lyricist  
OKeh S-7600 10-in. Oct. 1920 Silent night, holy night Gounod Mixed Trio Mixed vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh W80975 10-in. 6/3/1927 Silent night Ruth Neal ; Wanda Neal Female vocal duet, with banjo and guitar lyricist  
OKeh W401225 10-in. 10/15/1928 Silent night, holy night Emil Velazco Pipe organ solo, with mixed vocal quartet lyricist  
Brunswick 6422-6424 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Silent night Florence Easton Soprano vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E16770-E16771 10-in. 10/26/1925 Silent night Florence Easton Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E24945-E24947 10-in. 10/27/1927 Silent night Florence Easton Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2006 10-in. 11/13/1912 Silent night Thomas Chalmers ; Royal Fish ; Elizabeth Spencer Vocal trio (soprano, Male, and baritone) and vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mohr, Joseph," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101861.

Mohr, Joseph. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101861.

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