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Alberich Zwyssig

Father Alberich or Alberik Zwyssig (17 November 1808 – 18 November 1854) was a Cistercian monk who composed in 1841 the Swiss Psalm, the present Swiss national anthem.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 17, 1808 (Bauen), Died November 18, 1854 (Territorial Abbey of Wettingen-Mehrerau)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20154 10-in. 6/21/1917 Schweizerpsalm Swiss Harmony Chorus Male vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Zwyssig, Alberich," accessed August 17, 2022,

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"Zwyssig, Alberich." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 August 2022.

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