August Nölck

August Nölck (né August Friedrich Robert Nölck; 9 January 1862 in Lübeck — 12 December 1928 in Dresden, Germany) was a prolific composer, virtuoso cellist, pianist, and music educator of the German School of Romanticism. He produced over 250 sheet music works, many of which have endured and are performed today. Nölck is well known for his cello repertoire.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1862, Died 1928 (Dresden)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-56531 10-in. 11/14/1929 At the races Lucy W. Metcalf ; Sylvia Metcalf Piano duet composer  


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"Nölck, August." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

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