David Rudolph Vilhelm Bay (9 July 1791 – 15 May 1856) was a Danish composer, singer and violinist.
He was student in 1808 and studied theology, but from 1816 to 1831, a secretary in the consulate in Algiers. During his stay in Algiers, he composed the melody Vift stolt paa Kodans Bølge (1817) which is the best known of his songs. In 1819-1820 he traveled in Italy, where he received training in singing in Rome.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 9th, 1791 (Copenhagen), Died May 15th, 1856 (Copenhagen)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1918
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-4117||10-in.||12/7/1906||Hjemvee||Gudrun Carlson||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||B-20193||10-in.||7/3/1917||Perdicans sang||Alfred Halvorsen||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||58608||10-in.||approximately August 1917||Vift stolt paa Kodans bølge||Enrico Palmetto||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||84448||10-in.||approximately June 1918||Du er rig, du er dejlig, o syd||Poul Björnskjold||Male vocal solo||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bay, Rudolph," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111447.
Bay, Rudolph. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111447.
"Bay, Rudolph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.
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