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Hanns Eisler

Hanns Eisler (6 July 1898 – 6 September 1962) was a German-Austrian composer. He is best known for composing the national anthem of East Germany, for his long artistic association with Bertolt Brecht, and for the scores he wrote for films. The Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin is named after him.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 6, 1898 (Leipzig), Died September 6, 1962 (East Berlin)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 3577 12-in. 9/5/1944 Mr. Pickwick's Christmas : Part 1 Charles Laughton composer  
Decca L 3578 12-in. 9/5/1944 Mr. Pickwick's Christmas : Part 2 Charles Laughton composer  
Decca L 3579 12-in. 9/5/1944 Mr. Pickwick's Christmas : Part 3 Charles Laughton composer  
Decca L 3580 12-in. 9/5/1944 Mr. Pickwick's Christmas : Part 4 Charles Laughton composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Eisler, Hanns," accessed March 1, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313776.

Eisler, Hanns. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313776.

"Eisler, Hanns." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 1 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313776

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