Carl Christian Møller

Carl Christian Møller (2 June 1823 – 2 April 1893) was a Danish concertmaster and composer. His father was a musician and early in his life Carl Christian was hired in the Danish Civil Artillery Music Corps and later became a musician in the 2nd Brigade Music Corps while also playing in Hans Christian Lumbye's orchestra. He participated in the First Schleswig War as a musician but from the 1850s and the rest of his life he worked as leader of different orchestras, initially travelling ensembles but in 1857-64 and 1875-85 he led the orchestra of Folketeatrets in Copenhagen. From 1875 until his death he was a popular leader of Tivoli's concert band.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 2nd, 1823 (Copenhagen), Died Copenhagen

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21818 10-in. 5/2/1918 Aarhus tappenstreg Marsch Oscar's Orkester Orchestra composer  
Columbia 44165 10-in. approximately 1916 Aarhus tappenstreg Danish Infantry Band Band composer  


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"Møller, Carl Christian." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.

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