Karel Weis (13 February 1862, in Prague – 4 April 1944, in Prague) was a Czech composer.
Weis studied in Prague; amongst his teachers was Fibich. He was for some years a violinist at the Prague National Theatre, and later conducted opera in Prague and Brno. Between 1928 and 1941, he published a fifteen volume collection of folk songs.
Among his many compositions are eleven operas, (three in Czech, and eight, of which six are operettas, in German), five of which premiered at the Prague State Opera. Czech nationalists however criticised him for setting German texts.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 13th, 1862 (Prague), Died April 4th, 1944 (Prague)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912
Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-11498||10-in.||1/24/1912||U okynka jsem stával||Bohumil Pták||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||arranger|
|Victor||B-11499||10-in.||1/24/1912||Vstávej má panenko||Bohumil Pták||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||arranger|
|Victor||B-11500||10-in.||1/24/1912||Já, jsem mistr seminářsk||Bohumil Pták||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Weis, Karel," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109878.
Weis, Karel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109878.
"Weis, Karel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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