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Hanns Eisler

Hanns Eisler (6 July 1898 – 6 September 1962) was an Austrian composer (his father was Austrian, and Eisler fought in a Hungarian regiment in World War I). 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" is named after him.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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 November 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313776.

Eisler, Hanns. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/313776.

"Eisler, Hanns." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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