Herman Dostal

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108759

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