Ludwig Engländer (October 20, 1853 Vienna, Austria – September 13, 1914) was an Austrian-born American composer of more than 30 musicals.
He was born in Vienna, Austria. According to his obituary in the New York Times he had studied with Jacques Offenbach. He immigrated to New York City on October 13, 1882, and became a naturalized American citizen on February 13, 1891.
By the 1890s Engländer was composing prolifically, either for the New York stage, or popular songs (many of which were interpolated into various other productions, such as A Trip to Chinatown. Already by 1903 he had come in for criticism of his Teutonic sound. Perhaps for that reason he occasionally returned to Vienna near the end of his life to write musicals for that audience. The year before he died he is listed as having residence in Vienna.
At the time of his death he was living in Far Rockaway, Queens with his sister.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 20th, 1853 (Vienna), Died September 13th, 1914 (Far Rockaway)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1907
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||536||7-in.||11/12/1896||If I were really a king||Dan W. Quinn||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]1274||7-in.||2/20/1901||An English coon song||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]1274||10-in.||2/20/1902||An English coon song||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||A-702||7-in.||11/13/1903||Plain Mamie O'Hooley||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-702||10-in.||11/13/1903||Plain Mamie O'Hooley||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||A-1113||7-in.||3/15/1904||Plain Mamie O'Hooley||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-1113||10-in.||3/15/1904||Plain Mamie O'Hooley||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-4965||10-in.||12/11/1907||Climbing the ladder of love||Harry Macdonough ; Elise Stevenson||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||538||7-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902||The strollers : Waltz||Artists vary||Orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||538||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902||The strollers : Waltz||Artists vary||Orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||1659||7-in.||ca. 1903||Plain Mamie O'Hooley||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||1659||10-in.||ca. 1903||Plain Mamie O'Hooley||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||1735||10-in.||Feb. 1904||Only a hundred girls in the world for me||Thomas Q. Seabrooke||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Engländer, Ludwig," accessed December 4, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107754.
Engländer, Ludwig. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107754.
"Engländer, Ludwig." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 4 December 2020.
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