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Béla Kéler

Béla Kéler (13 February 1820 - 20 November 1882) was a Hungarian composer of romantic music period and orchestral conductor. Béla Kéler was born as Albert Paul Keler (Adalbert Paul von Keler). He is also known in Hungarian as Kéler Béla. He was born on 13 February 1820 in City of Bártfa, Sáros County, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire (present-day Bardejov, Slovakia), and died on 20 November 1882 in Wiesbaden, German Empire. He was active in Hungary, Austria and Germany.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 13, 1820 (Bardejov), Died November 21, 1882 (Wiesbaden)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-1787 12-in. 10/19/1904 Lustspiel overture Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-1787 10-in. 10/19/1904 Lustspiel overture Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-4095 12-in. 12/11/1906 Lustspiel overture Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-6485 12-in. 9/30/1908 On the beautiful Rhine Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-9059 12-in. 6/7/1910 Rákoczy overture Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-12343 10-in. 9/6/1912 Eljen Haza Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-15662 12-in. 2/3/1915 Comedy overture Pietro Accordion solo composer  
Victor CVE-49806 12-in. 1/29/1929 Lustspiel : Overture Victor Symphonic Band Band composer  
Victor 446 10-in. 10/6/1911 Festival overture Victor Military Band Band composer  
Columbia 30704 12-in. ca. Jan.-July 1911 Lustspiel : Overture Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 37459 12-in. 11/3/1915 Lustspiel overture Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
OKeh 8504 10-in. Jan. 1924 Lustspiel : Overture Westfield Band Band composer  
Brunswick E29491 10-in. Mar. 1929 Hungarian lustspiel overture Brunswick Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Edison 2249 10-in. 4/24/1913 Hungarian Lustpiel overture Edison Concert Band Band composer  
Edison 2262 10-in. 5/2/1913 Lustspiel overture National Promenade Band Band composer  
Edison 5197 10-in. 12/5/1916 Hungarian lustspiel overture George Hamilton Green Xylophone solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9164 10-in. 9/18/1923 Lustspiel overture American Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Gramophone BLR6286 10-in. 4/24/1924 Lustspiel : Overture Berlin State Opera Orchestra ; Clemens Schmalstich Orchestra composer  
Gramophone BLR6287 10-in. 4/24/1930 Lustspiel : Overture Berlin State Opera Orchestra Orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kéler, Béla," accessed April 19, 2024,

Kéler, Béla. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2024, from

"Kéler, Béla." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 April 2024.

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