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J. A. P. Schulz

Johann Abraham Peter Schulz (31 March 1747, Lüneburg – 10 June 1800, Schwedt) was a German musician. He is best known as the composer of the melody for Matthias Claudius's poems "Der Mond ist aufgegangen" and "Wir pflügen und wir streuen", and the Christmas carol "Ihr Kinderlein kommet".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 31st, 1747 (Lüneburg), Died June 10th, 1800 (Schwedt/Oder)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11634 10-in. 2/28/1912 Sagt, wo sind die Veilchen hin Arthur Van Eweyk Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-33105 10-in. 7/24/1925 Her kommer dine arme smaa August Werner Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47350 10-in. 2/7/1917 Am Sylvesterabend Elena Gerhardt Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schulz, J. A. P.," accessed October 22, 2020,

Schulz, J. A. P.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from

"Schulz, J. A. P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

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