Franz Dorfmueller

Franz Dorfmüller (17 April 1887 in Regensburg – 8 July 1974 in Munich at age 87) was a German pianist, piano teacher and music writer. In addition to guest performances and lectures, he was active at the main venues of Munich, Regensburg, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Nuremberg.

Well-known pupils of Dorfmüller were Hermann Reutter, Heinz Pauels, Franz Josef Breuer, Günter Wand and Karl Holl. During his studies he became a member of the AGV München.

In 1927, Dorfmüller, who was already working as a university lecturer, joined the composer Fritz Büchtger (1903-1978) and the young pianist Udo Dammert (1904-2003) as co-founders of the Vereinigung für zeitgenössische Musik.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 17, 1887 (Regensburg), Died July 8, 1974 (Munich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-41494 12-in. 2/6/1928 Impromptu in A flat major Sigrid Onégin Contralto vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-41495 12-in. 2/6/1928 Leggiero invisibile Sigrid Onégin Contralto vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-41496 10-in. 2/6/1928 Alleluia Sigrid Onégin Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Brunswick XE18392-XE18394 12-in. 3/12/1926 Swedish lullaby Franz Dorfmueller ; Fredric Fradkin ; Sigrid Onégin Contralto vocal solo, with violin obbligato and piano instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dorfmueller, Franz," accessed May 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112172.

Dorfmueller, Franz. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112172.

"Dorfmueller, Franz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112172

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