Thekla Badarczewska

Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1829/1834 – 29 September 1861) was a Polish composer.

Bądarzewska was born in 1829 in Mława or 1834 in Warsaw. She married Jan Baranowski and they had five children in their nine years of marriage. Bądarzewska-Baranowska died on 29 September 1861 in Warsaw. Her grave in the Powązki Cemetery features a young woman with a roll of sheet music titled La prière d'une vierge. One of her daughters, Bronisława, was enrolled at the Warsaw Institute of Music in 1875. A crater on Venus is named after her.

In 2016, she appeared as one half of a pop idol duo with Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in an anime series, Classicaloid. She was portrayed by Mao Ichimichi.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1834 (Warsaw), Died Warsaw

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15160 10-in. 8/28/1914 The maiden's prayer Neapolitan Trio ; William H. Reitz Instrumental trio, with bells composer  
Edison 2326 10-in. 6/11/1913 Mazurka Reed Orchestra Reed orchestra composer  
Edison 2392 10-in. 7/24/1913 The maiden's prayer Reed Orchestra [Edison Records] Reed orchestra composer  
Edison 19282 10-in. 7/8/1929 The maiden's prayer André Benoist Piano solo composer  
Edison N-1007 10-in. 7/8/1929 Maiden's prayer André Benoist Piano solo composer  
Gramophone 2077y 10-in. 10/16/1911 Jungfruns bön Inga Berentz Female vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Badarczewska, Thekla," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103361.

Badarczewska, Thekla. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103361.

"Badarczewska, Thekla." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103361

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