Franz von Blon

Franz von Blon (July 16, 1861 – October 21, 1945) was a German composer and bandmaster best known for his concert marches, operettas, and the serenade Sizilietta. He was born in Berlin on July 16, 1861 and attended Stern's Conservatory of Music. He began composing during his military service from 1880 to 1883. He founded the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Orchestra, with which he toured Europe and the United States, conducting concerts at the 1904 World's Fair. He died near Berlin in 1945.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 16th, 1861 (Berlin), Died October 21st, 1945 (Gransee)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix D-]2012 14-in. 1903 With Prussian standard march Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-329 10-in. 8/21/1903 La danseuse Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo composer  
Victor C-329 12-in. 8/21/1903 La danseuse Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo composer  
Victor A-329 7-in. 8/21/1903 La danseuse Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo composer  
Victor B-1823 10-in. 10/25/1904 Whispering flowers Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-1823 12-in. 10/25/1904 Whispering flowers Pryor's Band [i.e., Victor Band] Band composer  
Victor B-1948 10-in. 11/18/1904 The Prussian Standard march Arthur Pryor's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-2395 10-in. 3/22/1905 Traumbild Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-3878 10-in. 10/14/1906 Flag of victory march United States Marine Band Band composer  
Victor E-3878 8-in. 10/14/1906 Flag of victory march United States Marine Band Band composer  
Victor B-3890 10-in. 10/15/1906 In old Berlin march United States Marine Band Band composer  
Victor B-3899 10-in. 10/15/1906 True to the flag march United States Marine Band Band composer  
Victor E-4242 8-in. 2/6/1907 The banner march Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-6805 10-in. 2/16/1909 Flag of victory United States Marine Band Band composer  
Victor B-8511 10-in. 12/28/1909 Serenade d'amour Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor C-9916 12-in. 2/7/1911 Spring and love waltzes Victor Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-10122 12-in. 4/1/1911 Serenade d'amour Vessella's Italian Band Band composer  
Victor B-10319 10-in. 5/11/1911 Liebestraum intermezzo Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-10850 10-in. 8/1/1911 Sérénade d'amour Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-12312 10-in. 8/13/1912 Sans-souci Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-12313 10-in. 8/13/1912 Liebestraum Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-14605 12-in. 3/21/1914 Vision United States Marine Band Band composer  
Victor B-14607 10-in. 3/21/1914 True to the flag United States Marine Band Band composer  
Victor C-15118 12-in. 8/4/1914 Serenade d'amour Conway's Band Band, with whistling composer  
Victor B-15867 10-in. 4/8/1915 Emperor march Victor Band Band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Blon, Franz von," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106130.

Blon, Franz von. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106130.

"Blon, Franz von." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106130

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