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Friedrich Wilhelm Rust

Friedrich Wilhelm Rust (6 July 1739 – 28 February 1796) was a German violinist, pianist and composer. He hailed from a renowned musical family in Germany. He was the father of the pianist and organist Wilhelm Karl Rust and the grandfather of Thomaskantor, composer and Bach scholar Wilhelm Rust.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 6th, 1739 (Wörlitz), Died February 28th, 1796 (Dessau)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1925-08-19-02] 10-in. 8/19/1925 Aria Forizel Von Reuter Violin solo, unaccompanied composer  


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"Rust, Friedrich Wilhelm." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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