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Hugo Wolf

Hugo Philipp Jacob Wolf (13 March 1860 – 22 February 1903) was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or Lieder. He brought to this form a concentrated expressive intensity which was unique in late Romantic music, somewhat related to that of the Second Viennese School in concision but diverging greatly in technique.

Though he had several bursts of extraordinary productivity, particularly in 1888 and 1889, depression frequently interrupted his creative periods, and his last composition was written in 1898, before he suffered a mental collapse caused by syphilis.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 13, 1860 (Slovenj Gradec), Died February 22, 1903 (Vienna)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 26-46 of 46 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-031411 10-in. 1/6/1939 Der Knabe und das Immlein Lotte Lehmann ; Paul Ulanowsky Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-031412 10-in. 1/6/1939 Heimweh Lotte Lehmann ; Paul Ulanowsky Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-035710 10-in. 4/7/1939 Verborgenheit Elsa Fiedler ; Hulda Lashanska Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-035711 10-in. 4/7/1939 Das verlassene Magdlein Elsa Fiedler ; Hulda Lashanska Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-043337 10-in. 11/2/1939 Zur ruh, zur ruhe Dorothy Maynor ; Arpad Sandor Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-050889 10-in. 5/29/1940 Gesang Weylas Marjorie Lawrence Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor CS-057008 12-in. 10/18/1940 Mignon (Kennst du das Land) Leo Rosenek ; Kerstin Thorborg Contralto vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor CS-057009 12-in. 10/18/1940 Mignon (Kennst du das Land) Leo Rosenek ; Kerstin Thorborg Contralto vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-Test-2501 10-in. 7/1/1936 Auch kleine Dinge Roland Hayes Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 39313 10-in. 4/3/1914 Verborgenheit Ottilie Metzger Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 46169 10-in. 11/1/1915 Heimweh Robert Leonhardt Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W149472 10-in. 11/6/1929 Verborgenheit Alexander J. Kisselburgh Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick 337bd 12-in. 1927 Heimweh Franz Rupp ; Heinrich Schlusnus Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick 1606bk 12-in. 1930 Biterolf Franz Rupp ; Heinrich Schlusnus Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 1625bk 10-in. 1930 Wenn meine Mutter hexen könnt’ Franz Rupp ; Heinrich Schlusnus Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 1672bk 10-in. 1930 Verschwiegene Liebe Franz Rupp ; Heinrich Schlusnus Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 0D1288 10-in. 11/18/1932 Italian serenade in G major, part 1 Budapest String Quartet String quartet composer  
Gramophone 0D1289 10-in. 11/18/1932 Italian serenade in G major, part 2 Budapest String Quartet String quartet composer  
Gramophone 0EA2134 10-in. 6/28/1935 Herr, was trägt der Boden hier John McCormack ; Edwin Schneider Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 0EA2135 10-in. 6/28/1935 Auch kliene Dinge John McCormack ; Edwin Schneider Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone Bb21030 10-in. 12/3/1930 Anakreons Grab John McCormack ; Edwin Schneider Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 26-46 of 46 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wolf, Hugo," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102575.

Wolf, Hugo. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102575.

"Wolf, Hugo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102575

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