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Franz Xaver Gruber

Franz Xaver Gruber (25 November 1787 – 7 June 1863), was an Austrian primary school teacher, church organist and composer in the village of Arnsdorf, who is best known for composing the music to "Stille Nacht" ("Silent Night").

Birth and Death Data: Born November 25th, 1787 (Hochburg-Ach), Died Hallein

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 102 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 composer  
Victor B-3094 10-in. 2/8/1906 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-3094 8-in. 3/22/1906 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-6472 12-in. 11/1/1926 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-6472 12-in. 9/28/1908 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-11791 10-in. 6/10/1925 Silent night, holy night Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11791 10-in. 3/26/1912 Silent night, hallowed night Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12047 10-in. 5/27/1912 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Marguerite Dunlap Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13139 10-in. 4/17/1913 Silent night, hallowed night Orpheus Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor B-14347 10-in. 1/19/1914 Silent night, holy night Michele Rinaldi Cornet solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14378 10-in. 1/26/1914 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15559 10-in. 12/31/1914 Silent night, holy night Felix Arndt Celeste solo composer  
Victor B-16612 10-in. 10/7/1915 Stille Nacht William H. Reitz Chimes, with organ composer  
Victor C-18510 12-in. 9/27/1916 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Alma Gluck ; Paul Reimers Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19516 10-in. 3/26/1917 Silent night Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19786 10-in. 5/15/1917 Cicha noc swięta noc Marya Zajaczkowska [i.e., Marie Zayonchkowska] Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19789 10-in. 5/15/1917 Glade jul, hellige jul! Christian Mathisen Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
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 composer  
Victor BVE-20698 10-in. 8/17/1925 Silent night, holy night Neapolitan Trio Instrumental trio, with bells composer  
Victor B-20698 10-in. 9/25/1917 Silent night, holy night Neapolitan Trio Instrumental trio, with bells composer  
Victor B-20829 10-in. 10/3/1917 Silent night, holy night Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ and chimes composer  
Victor BVE-21477 10-in. 10/16/1925 Silent night Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ composer  
Victor B-21477 10-in. 3/1/1918 Silent night, holy night Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra and chimes composer  
Victor BVE-22432 10-in. 7/1/1925 Silent night, hallowed night Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22432 10-in. 11/26/1918 Silent night, hallowed night Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 102 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gruber, Franz Xaver," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102006.

Gruber, Franz Xaver. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102006.

"Gruber, Franz Xaver." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102006

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