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Joseph-François Fétis

François-Joseph Fétis (French: [fetis]; 25 March 1784 – 26 March 1871) was a Belgian musicologist, composer, teacher, and one of the most influential music critics of the 19th century. His enormous compilation of biographical data in the Biographie universelle des musiciens remains an important source of information today.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 25th, 1784 (Mons), Died March 26th, 1871 (Brussels metropolitan area)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick XE18835-XE18836 12-in. 4/20/1926 Pietà, Signore Giuseppe Danise Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fétis, Joseph-François," accessed July 29, 2021,

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"Fétis, Joseph-François." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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