Gustav Pick (10 December 1832– 20 April 1921) was a musician and composer of Wienerlieder (Viennese songs)..
He was born and brought up in the Jewish village of Rechnitz, where his father was a merchant. In 1845 the family moved to Vienna. Whilst working as a bank clerk, Pick took piano lessons and began to compose.
He created one of the most popular Wienerlieder, the "Fiakerlied". It was made a success by the famous actor Alexander Girardi.
Pick is buried in the Wiener Zentralfriedhof.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1832 (Rechnitz), Died 1921 (Vienna)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1923
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-19968||10-in.||5/31/1917||Wiener Fiakerlied||Arthur Herschmann||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|OKeh||S-71921||10-in.||Oct. 1923||Wiener Fiakerlied||Adolf Engel||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pick, Gustav," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108263.
Pick, Gustav. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108263.
"Pick, Gustav." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.
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