Fran Gerbic

Fran Gerbič (5 October 1840, Cerknica – 29 March 1917, Ljubljana) was a Slovenian composer and operatic tenor.

Gerbič was born in Cerknica and entered a normal school in 1856, where his instructors included Kamilo Mašek. He was assigned to a teaching position in Trnovo (now part of Ilirska Bistrica), where he also served as organist and composed his first works.

During the 1940s Gerbič was one of the best-known composers of Yugoslavia abroad.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 5, 1840 (Cerknica), Died March 29, 1917 (Ljubljana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21196 10-in. 12/20/1917 Slatko spavaj ljubice Obrad Žurin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21393 10-in. 1/31/1918 Tam kjer lunica Ianez Gorenc [i.e., Obrad Djurin] Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor B-29729 10-in. 3/24/1924 Vabilo Kvartet Slovenija Male vocal quartet, with piano, violin, and traps composer  
Victor B-29730 10-in. 3/24/1924 Pastirček Kvartet Slovenija Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gerbic, Fran," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203663.

Gerbic, Fran. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203663.

"Gerbic, Fran." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203663

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