Hermann Dostal (1874 in Mährisch-Ostrau (today Moravská Ostrava) – 20 December 1930 in Vienna) was an Austrian composer and arranger.
As the son of a military musician, he was himself the military Kapellmeister of Austrian-Hungarian infantry regiments in Hungary, Slovakia and South Moravia. He served in various military bands of the Danube Monarchy, among others with Franz Lehár, whose successor he became in 1904 with the infantry regiment no. 26. Hermann Dostal was the uncle of the composer Nico Dostal. His grave is in the Vienna Central Cemetery.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 6th, 1874 (Ostrava), Died December 20th, 1930 (Vienna)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||67617||10-in.||between 1911 and 1914||Fliegermarsch||Kapelle des K.u.K. Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 51||Band||composer|
|Columbia||74419||12-in.||approximately 1916-1923||Soldatenspiele I teil||Herman Dostal ; Streichmusik des k. u. k. Inft. Regt. Nr. 67||Band||leader|
|Columbia||74420||12-in.||approximately 1916-1923||Soldatenspiele II teil||Herman Dostal ; Streichmusik des k. u. k. Inft. Regt. Nr. 67||Band||leader|
|Columbia||87048||10-in.||approximately March 1921||Flieger-Marsch||Kapelle Militär||Band||composer|
|Gramophone||BW3256||10-in.||3/14/1930||Jetzt geht's los! (Marsch)||Hermann Dostal Blasorchester||Brass band||leader|
|Gramophone||BW3260||10-in.||3/14/1930||Czardas 1 (March)||Hermann Dostal Blasorchester||Brass band||leader, composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dostal, Herman," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108759.
Dostal, Herman. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108759.
"Dostal, Herman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.
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