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Albert Wolff

Albert Louis Wolff (19 January 1884 – 20 February 1970) was a French conductor and composer of Dutch descent. Most of his career was spent in European venues, with the exception of two years that he spent as a conductor at the Metropolitan Opera and a few years in Buenos Aires during the Second World War. He is most known for holding the position of principal conductor with the Opéra-Comique in Paris for several years. He was married to the French mezzo-soprano Simone Ballard.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 19, 1884 (7th arrondissement of Paris), Died February 21, 1970 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 80 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 1021bm 10-in. 1928 Le roi d’Ys : Overture, pt. 1 Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1022½bm 10-in. 1928 Le roi d’Ys : Overture, pt. 2 Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1023bm 10-in. 1928 Le roi d’Ys : Overture, pt. 3 Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1024bm 12-in. 1928 Carmen : Overture Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1025bm 12-in. 1928 La vida breve : Interlude Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1026bm 12-in. 1928 La vida breve : Dance Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1027bm 12-in. 1928 Pelléas et Mélisande : Prélude Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1028bm 12-in. 1928 Pelléas et Mélisande : Spinning song Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1029bm 12-in. 1928 Pelléas et Mélisande : Sicilienne Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1030bm 12-in. 1928 Pavane for a dead princess Philharmonic Orchestra of Berlin, The ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1669bm 12-in. 1929 The sorcerer’s apprentice : Scherzo Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1670bm 12-in. 1929 The sorcerer’s apprentice : Scherzo Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1671bm 12-in. 1929 The sorcerer’s apprentice : Scherzo Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1672bm 12-in. 1929 Baba Yaga Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1676bm 12-in. 1930 Funeral march of a marionette Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1677bm 12-in. 1930 March of the little tin soldiers Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1678bm 12-in. 1930 La fileuse Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1679bm 12-in. 1930 Bourée fantasque Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1680bm 12-in. 1930 Marche joyeuse Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1681bm 10-in. 1930 On the steppes of Central Asia, pt. 1 Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1682bm 10-in. 1930 On the steppes of Central Asia, pt. 2 Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1682bm 10-in. 1930 Minuet of the will-o’-the wisps Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1683bm 12-in. 1930 Rákóczy march (Hungarian march) Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1683bm 10-in. 1930 Le cygne Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
Brunswick 1690bm 10-in. 1930 Funeral march Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux ; Albert Wolff Orchestra conductor  
(Results 1-25 of 80 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wolff, Albert," accessed January 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116406.

Wolff, Albert. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116406.

"Wolff, Albert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116406

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