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Ralph Benatzky

Ralph Benatzky (5 June 1884 – 16 October 1957), born in Moravské Budějovice as Rudolf Josef František Benatzki, was an Austrian composer of Czech origin (when Benatzky was born Bohemia was part of the Austrian Empire; Benatzky mostly worked in Vienna). He composed operas and operettas, such as Casanova (1928), Die drei Musketiere (1929), Im weißen Rössl (1930) and Meine Schwester und ich (1930). He died in Zürich, Switzerland.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 5th, 1884 (Moravské Budějovice), Died October 16th, 1957 (Zürich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25421 10-in. 6/1/1921 A baby in love Hackel-Bergè Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29107 10-in. 12/6/1923 Ich muss wieder einmal in Grinzing sein Adolf Engel Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36761 10-in. 11/9/1926 Sag' mir's beim Tanz dass du mich liebst George Gut Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BRC-70200 10-in. 8/31/1931 I'll always be true Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W95842 10-in. approximately 1927 Para ti Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8170 10-in. ca. Apr. 1921 A baby in love Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W500055 12-in. 1/8/1929 Ich muss wieder einmal in Grinzing sein Elsbeth Nolte Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E23484-E23487 10-in. 6/6/1927 Para tí Louis Katzman ; Los Floridians ; José Santos Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E23486) composer  
Brunswick E26808-E26809 10-in. 3/5/1928 Die Poilishe Yuden Isa Kremer Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8092 10-in. 6/24/1921 A baby in love Club de Vingt Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Gramophone BW168 10-in. 8/4/1926 Tell me while we're dancing Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Gramophone 0D249 10-in. On or before 3/11/1931 It would be wonderful Jack Hylton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0G577 10-in. On or before 4/13/1931 White Horse Inn waltz medley Jack Hylton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0G579 10-in. 4/13/1931 White Horse Inn fox trot medley Jack Hylton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0B750 10-in. 4/16/1931 Your eyes Winnie Melville ; Derek Oldham Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone BWR1153 10-in. 9/19/1927 Ich möcht’ einmal wieder in Grinzing sein Ferdy Kauffman Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Gramophone 0RA3184 10-in. 9/1/1938 Ich muss wieder einmal in Grinzing sein Walter Ecsy ; Bruno Seidler-Winkler Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Gramophone 2EA-4042 12-in. 8/25/1936 Paraphrase on "Ich muss weider einmal in Grinzing sein" Jack Hylton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Benatzky, Ralph," accessed October 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104289.

Benatzky, Ralph. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104289.

"Benatzky, Ralph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104289

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