Gerhard Winkler

Gerhard Winkler (1906–1977) was a German songwriter. His best-known song was "Mütterlein", co-written with Fred Rauch which became "Answer Me" in the English text of Carl Sigman. Other songs he wrote include Heute wie for tausend Jahren, Alles ist Bestimmung im Leben!, Mach Dir um mich doch bitte keine Sorgen, Mowe, du fliegst in die Heimat, and Capri-Fischer.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 12, 1906 (Neukölln), Died September 25, 1977 (Kempten)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D7VB-2929 10-in. 12/22/1947 Bella bella Marie Larry Green ; Larry Green Orchestra Vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Gramophone 0SB1054 10-in. before 8/7/1940 O mia bella Napoli Sune Waldimirs Orkester ; Karl-Magnus Thulstrup Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0RA1826 10-in. 2/12/1937 Don Pedro Orchester Will Glahé Instrumental ensemble composer  
Gramophone 0RA1834 10-in. 2/17/1937 Neapolitanisches Ständchen (Fox trot intermezzo)) Glahé Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Gramophone 0RA2574 10-in. 1/12/1938 Tanze und sing! Orchester Will Glahé Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer  
Gramophone 0RA2575 10-in. 1/12/1938 Puppen parade Orchester Will Glahé ; Schuricke-Terzett Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio composer  
Gramophone 0RA3498 10-in. before 10/10/1939 Schlittenfahrt Glahé Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL6940 10-in. 1/20/1939 Mia bella Napoli Lucienne Delyle ; Mario Melfi Orchestre Argentin ; Mario Melfi Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Winkler, Gerhard," accessed June 1, 2023,

Winkler, Gerhard. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 1, 2023, from

"Winkler, Gerhard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 June 2023.

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