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Johannes Sembach

Johannes Sembach (also Johannes Semfke) (March 9, 1881 – June 20, 1944) began his musical career in German operetta and achieved international fame as a leading tenor in German opera, especially the works of Richard Wagner.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 9th, 1881, Died June 20th, 1944 (Bremerhaven)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 48725 12-in. 4/24/1916 Walther's Preislied Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 48726 12-in. 4/24/1916 Siegmund's Liebeslied Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 48727 12-in. 4/24/1916 Durch die Walder Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 48729 12-in. 4/25/1916 Nothug! Nothung! Neidliches schwert Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 48730 12-in. 4/25/1916 Abschied-nun sei bedankt, mein lieber Schwan Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 48731 12-in. 4/25/1916 In fernem land Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43935 10-in. either 1915 or 1916 Frühlingszeit Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43936 10-in. either 1915 or 1916 Winterlied Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43939 10-in. either 1915 or 1916 Der Lenz Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43950 10-in. either 1915 or 1916 Röslein, Röslein rot Max Bloch ; Karl Braun ; Otto Goritz ; Johannes Sembach Vocal quartet (2 tenors, baritone, and bass), unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43962 10-in. either 1915 or 1916 Gute Nacht, du mein herziges Kind Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43963 10-in. either 1915 or 1916 Du bist wie eine Blume Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 44620 10-in. either 1916 or 1917 Der Asra Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 59461 12-in. approximately 1916 Am Meer Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 59462 12-in. approximately 1916 Sehnsucht Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 254ac 12-in. 10/1/1909 Preislied Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 254ac 12-in. 10/2/1909 Morgenlich leuchtend Johannes Sembach Baritone-tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 255ac 12-in. 10/2/1909 Wohin seid ihr entschwunden Johannes Sembach Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 1746ab 10-in. 10/2/1909 Stretta Johannes Sembach Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sembach, Johannes," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109445.

Sembach, Johannes. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109445.

"Sembach, Johannes." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109445

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