Clarence Kohlmann

Clarence R. Kohlmann (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 24, 1891 – December 13, 1944, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American keyboardist and composer. He achieved renown for his arrangements of sacred music for the piano and organ.

He was educated in public schools and in music with private tutors. At age 17, he began composing original hymns and arranging musical settings for psalms.

From 1924 until his death in 1944, he was the resident organist at the Ocean Grove Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, New Jersey.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 24th, 1891, Died December 13th, 1944

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: organ, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-39478 12-in. 8/25/1927 The storm, part 1 Clarence Kohlmann Organ solo composer, instrumentalist, organ  
Victor CVE-39479 12-in. 8/25/1927 The storm, part 2 Clarence Kohlmann Organ solo instrumentalist, organ, composer  
Victor BVE-39480 10-in. 8/26/1927 Song of India Clarence Kohlmann Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Victor BVE-39481 10-in. 8/26/1927 Humoresque Clarence Kohlmann Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia 1891 10-in. ca. Jan. Nov. 1904 When the trees are white with blossoms I'll return Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-1116 10-in. 9/10/1929 The storm, part 1 Clarence Kohlmann Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Edison N-1117 10-in. 9/10/1929 The storm, part 2 Clarence Kohlmann Organ solo instrumentalist, organ  
Edison N-1118 10-in. 9/10/1929 When they ring the golden bells Donald Chalmers Male vocal solo, with organ and traps instrumentalist, organ  
Edison N-1119 10-in. 9/10/1929 Some day we'll make it plain Donald Chalmers Male vocal solo, with organ and traps instrumentalist, organ  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kohlmann, Clarence," accessed December 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112425.

Kohlmann, Clarence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112425.

"Kohlmann, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112425

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