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Hans Pfitzner

Hans Erich Pfitzner (5 May 1869 – 22 May 1949) was a German composer and self-described anti-modernist. His best known work is the post-Romantic opera Palestrina, loosely based on the life of the sixteenth-century composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 5th, 1869 (Moscow), Died May 21st, 1949 (Salzburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-06656 10-in. 3/16/1937 Gretel Ernő Balogh ; Lotte Lehmann Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-036929 10-in. 5/10/1939 Stimme der Sehnsucht Marjorie Lawrence ; Felix Wolfes Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-036930 10-in. 5/10/1939 Die Einsame Marjorie Lawrence ; Felix Wolfes Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-051201 10-in. 5/31/1940 Michaelskirchplatz Marjorie Lawrence ; Felix Wolfes Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pfitzner, Hans," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102875.

Pfitzner, Hans. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102875.

"Pfitzner, Hans." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102875

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