Franz Wasner

Franz Mathias Wasner (December 28, 1905 – June 21, 1992) was an Austrian Roman Catholic priest, the director and conductor of the Trapp Family Singers, and a missionary. In the quasi-fictionalized stage and screen musical The Sound of Music, he is represented by the character Max Detweiler.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 28th, 1905 (Feldkirchen bei Mattighofen), Died June 21st, 1992 (Salzburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-030710 10-in. 12/16/1938 Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030711 10-in. 12/16/1938 Landsknechtständchen Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030712 10-in. 12/16/1938 Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030713 10-in. 12/16/1938 Feinslieb du hast mich gfangen (My love you have bewitched me) Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030720 10-in. 12/17/1938 Zu Bethlehem geboren Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030721 10-in. 12/17/1938 Wohlauf ihr lieben Gäste Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030722 10-in. 12/17/1938 Die Martinsgans (St. Martin's goose) Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030723 10-in. 12/17/1938 Mein einigs A Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030724 10-in. 12/17/1938 Il bianco e dolce cigno Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030741 10-in. 12/21/1938 Wach auf, wach auf Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030742 10-in. 12/21/1938 Der Mond ist aufgegangen Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030743 10-in. 12/21/1938 Come, heavy sleep Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director  
Victor BS-030744 10-in. 12/21/1938 Andreas Hofers Abschied vom Leben Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director, arranger  
Victor BS-030745 10-in. 12/21/1938 In einem kühlen Grunde Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director, arranger  
Victor BS-030746 10-in. 12/21/1938 Bist einmal kommen du Heiland der Welt Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director, arranger  
Victor BS-030752 10-in. 12/22/1938 Es wird scho' glei dumpa Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director, arranger  
Victor BS-030753 10-in. 12/22/1938 Der späte Abend Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied arranger, director  
Victor BS-030754 10-in. 12/22/1938 Lavantal, Lavantal (Valley of Levant) Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director, arranger  
Victor BS-030755 10-in. 12/22/1938 Maria durch ein Dornwald ging Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director, arranger  
Victor BS-030756 10-in. 12/22/1938 Schönster Herr Jesu Trapp Family Choir ; Franz Wasner Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied director, arranger  
Decca 82555 3/23/1952 Es ist ein ros entspreugen (Behold a branch is growing) The Trapp Family Singers director  
Decca 82556 3/23/1952 Hirten, wachet auf! (Shepherds quickly wake) ; Zu Bethlehem gebohren (A little child is born) The Trapp Family Singers director  
Decca 82557 3/23/1952 Deck the hall ; A la nanita nana The Trapp Family Singers director  
Decca 82558 3/23/1952 Il est né, le divin enfant (Born is Jesus, the infant king) ; La canzone di Natale (Song of the Nativity) The Trapp Family Singers director  
Decca 82559 3/23/1952 Es hat sich heut' eröffnet (The pearly gates of heaven) The Trapp Family Singers director  
(Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wasner, Franz," accessed September 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105990.

Wasner, Franz. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105990.

"Wasner, Franz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 September 2020.

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