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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|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|
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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