Joseph L. Roeckel

Joseph Leopold Röckel (born London, 11 April 1838; died Vittel, Vosges, France, 20 June 1923), was a composer and music teacher. He studied at the music schools of Franz Xavier Eisenhofer, in Würzburg, and of Auguste Götze in Weimar, Germany, then left for England, and settled in Clifton, Bristol, where his songwriting was much appreciated. In 1864 he married pianist Jane Jackson (1834–1907). Besides writing songs like “Madeleine,” he composed several cantatas, such as Fair Rosamond, Ruth, The Sea Maidens, Westward Ho, Mary Stuart and The Victorian Age.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 11, 1838 (London), Died June 20, 1923 (Vosges)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2661 10-in. 6/22/1905 Skippers of St. Ives Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-9714 12-in. 12/15/1910 The charmed cup Reinald Werrenrath Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-11818 12-in. 4/2/1912 Green isle of Erin John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13457 10-in. 6/19/1913 Happy three Frank Croxton Male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-27748 10-in. 4/10/1923 A song without words Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 45843 10-in. 7/8/1915 Happy three Albert Wiederhold Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 36482 12-in. ca. 1912-1916 The charmed cup Bertram Schwan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 6407 12-in. approximately 1914 Charmed cup Thorpe Bates Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76024 12-in. approximately 1918 Angus MacDonald Ethel Hook ; Frederick B. Kiddle Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 2296 10-in. 5/20/1913 Angus MacDonald Marie Narelle Soprano vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4662 10-in. 4/14/1916 The stormfiend T. Foster Why Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5633 10-in. 6/20/1917 Angus MacDonald Ida Gardner Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8550 10-in. 7/29/1922 The stormfiend Edward M. Young Male vocal solo composer  
Odeon Lxx3160 12-in. 9/7/1909 Green isle of Erin John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) A216 10-in. between May 1923 and October 1925 The stormfiend Norman Allin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roeckel, Joseph L.," accessed October 4, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105995.

Roeckel, Joseph L.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 4, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105995.

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