Carl Engel

Carl Engel (July 21, 1883 – May 6, 1944) was a French-born American pianist, musicologist and publisher from Paris. He was also a writer on music for The Musical Quarterly, and chief of the Music Division of the Library of Congress.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 21st, 1883 (Paris), Died May 6th, 1944 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15253 10-in. 10/5/1914 Private Tommy Atkins Victor Military Band Band arranger  
Victor B-17029 10-in. 1/19/1916 The sleep of the child Jesus Kitty Cheatham Female vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Brunswick 15695-15697 10-in. 5/5/1925 At night Mario Chamlee Male vocal solo, with violin and piano lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Engel, Carl," accessed August 4, 2021,

Engel, Carl. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from

"Engel, Carl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

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