Karl Komzák

Birth and Death Data: Born May 20th, 1878 (Innsbruck), Died September 5th, 1924 (Vienna)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1922

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer

Notes: The Komzák family produced several generations of noted musicians, and at least three bore the same name, Karl/Karel/Carl. Karl Komzák, the grandson born in Innsbruck, Austria, was a composer, choirmaster, and orchestra conductor. He conducted orchestras that accompanied silent films.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-14229 10-in. 12/23/1913 Rendez-vous Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Victor B-19066 10-in. 1/29/1917 Rendez-vous Victor Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Victor B-26772 10-in. 9/14/1922 Märchen Philharmonisches-Oktett [i.e., Heim's Brass Octet] Brass octet arranger  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Komzák, Karl," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106239.

Komzák, Karl. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106239.

"Komzák, Karl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106239


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