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Carl Wilhelm

Karl Wilhelm, also Carl Wilhelm (5 September 1815, Schmalkalden – 26 August 1873, Schmalkalden) was a German choral director. He is best known as the composer of the music of the song “Die Wacht am Rhein.”

Birth and Death Data: Born September 5, 1815 (Schmalkalden), Died August 26, 1873 (Schmalkalden)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1897 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 827 7-in. 7/22/1897 The watch on the Rhine Brass Quartet from Sousa's Band Brass quartet composer  
Berliner 1584 7-in. Before Dec. 1898 The watch on the Rhine Artists vary Baritone vocal solo composer  
Berliner 01113 7-in. Mar. 1900 Die Wacht am Rhein Joseph Zellman Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1526 7-in. 8/4/1902 Die Wacht am Rhein Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1526 10-in. 8/4/1902 Die Wacht am Rhein Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-2049 10-in. 12/14/1904 German patriotic air Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor B-2565 10-in. 5/19/1905 Die Wacht am Rhein Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor A-3060 7-in. 1/30/1906 Germany forever Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-9750 10-in. 12/30/1910 Eli Yale Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10427 10-in. 5/22/1911 The watch on the Rhine Reinald Werrenrath Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11355 10-in. 12/12/1911 Die Wacht am Rhein Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor B-15364 10-in. 11/10/1914 Die Wacht am Rhein Carl Schlegel Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-15690 12-in. 2/8/1915 Die Wacht am Rhein Johanna Gadski Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34964 10-in. 3/22/1926 Bright college years Roland B. Guild ; Yale University Band Band composer  
Columbia 108 7-in. ca. 1901 Die Wacht am Rhein Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 108 10-in. ca. 1901 Die Wacht am Rhein Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 354 7-in. ca. 1901 Die Wacht am Rhein Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 354 10-in. ca. 1901 Die Wacht am Rhein Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 3687 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1907 Die wacht am rhein Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38602 10-in. 1/27/1913 Die Wacht am Rhein New York Liederkranz Male vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  
Columbia 39533 10-in. 8/10/1914 Die Wacht am Rhein Columbia Military Band Band composer  
Columbia 80563 10-in. 9/25/1922 Yale songs—medley II Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 30078 12-in. ca. 1906 Die Wacht am Rhein Emil Muench Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 3272 10-in. Sept. 1914 Die wacht am Rhein New York Military Band Band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilhelm, Carl," accessed August 16, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111250.

Wilhelm, Carl. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 16, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111250.

"Wilhelm, Carl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 16 August 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111250

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