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Léon Boëllmann

Léon Boëllmann (25 September 1862 – 11 October 1897) was a French composer of Alsatian origin, known for a small number of compositions for organ. His best-known composition is Suite gothique (1895), which is a staple of the organ repertoire, especially its concluding Toccata.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 25th, 1862 (Ensisheim), Died October 11th, 1897 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11221 10-in. 11/9/1911 Romance Boris Hambourg Cello solo, with piano composer  
Edison 7570 10-in. 10/11/1920 Prière Robert Gayler ; Maurice Maréchal Cello solo, with piano composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boëllmann, Léon," accessed October 27, 2021,

Boëllmann, Léon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2021, from

"Boëllmann, Léon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 October 2021.

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