Erich Kunzel

Erich Kunzel, Jr. (March 21, 1935 – September 1, 2009) was an American orchestra conductor. Called the "Prince of Pops" by the Chicago Tribune, he performed with a number of leading pops and symphony orchestras, especially the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (CPO), which he led for 32 years.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 21st, 1935 (New York City), Died September 1st, 2009 (Bar Harbor)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 120791 3/20/1968 The sermon on the mount Dave Brubeck conductor  
Decca 120792 3/20/1968 Repent, follow me Dave Brubeck conductor  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kunzel, Erich," accessed January 21, 2021,

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"Kunzel, Erich." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 January 2021.

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