Ferenc Erkel (Hungarian: Erkel Ferenc Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈɛrkɛl ˈfɛrɛnt͡s], German: Franz Erkel; November 7, 1810 – June 15, 1893) was a Hungarian composer, conductor and pianist. He was the father of Hungarian grand opera, written mainly on historical themes, which are still often performed in Hungary. He also composed the music of "Himnusz", the national anthem of Hungary, which was adopted in 1844. He died in Budapest.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1810 (Gyula), Died Budapest
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1916
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-9001||10-in.||5/25/1910||Hymnus||Jozsef Szabó Eöri||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||39530||10-in.||8/10/1914||Isten, áldd meg a magyart||Columbia Military Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||30144||12-in.||5/23/1907||Hunyadi László : Hungarian air||Lillian Nordica||Soprano vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||43907||10-in.||April 1916||Hymnus||Olga Bibor Ciganyzenekara||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Erkel, Ferenc," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103030.
Erkel, Ferenc. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103030.
"Erkel, Ferenc." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.
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