Oscar Fetrás

Oscar Fetrás (16 February 1854 – 10 January 1931) was a German composer of popular dance music, military marches, piano pieces and arrangements.

Fetrás had over 200 compositions to his name. His best known work is his waltz "Mondnacht auf der Alster" Op. 60 which is still immensely popular to the present day.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1854 (Hamburg), Died January 11th, 1931 (Hamburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1915

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4633 10-in. 7/3/1907 On the belvidere Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-13150 10-in. 4/17/1913 La casta Susana Banda Rodríguez [i.e., Victor Band] Band arranger  
Victor C-15411 12-in. 11/19/1914 Glittering moonbeams Victor Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fetrás, Oscar," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116782.

Fetrás, Oscar. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116782.

"Fetrás, Oscar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116782

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