Léon Jessel  (1871-1942)
Last updated: 23.06.21
ovwAs gleaned from various Internet sources given below, Léon Jessel was a German composer born in Stettin. After studying with various teachers between 1888 and 1891 he became a conductor and musical director working in many German cities. His best known operetta is the Schwarzwaldmädel, first performed in the Comic Opera, Berlin, in August 1917 having a run of 900 performances. He went on to write a total of 18 operettas without however achieving the same success. He is equally well known for his Parade of the Wooden Soldiers. Being a Jew he suffered the same fate as several of his artistic contemporaries and died aged 70 after torture by the Gestapo.


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DBE814 Mädle aus dem schwarzen Wald (1917)
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DBE217 The Parade of the Wooden Soldiers (1921) - Op. 123
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sm15.gif Mädle aus dem schwarzen Wald (1917) A/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
sm15.gif Parade of the Wooden Soldiers (1921), The T/T/B+T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gifwvicon.gif
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pdf15.gif Parade of the Wooden Soldiers - Song, The Piano, Voice Léon Jessel (Music)
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pdf15.gif Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, The Piano, Voice Léon Jessel (Music)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 14 works by Léon Jessel (1871-1942). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Die Schöne Schwarzwalderin 1917
Es Kann Ein Bub' Sein 1917
Lachende Augen Holder Sirenen 1917
Mädle aus dem schwarzen Wald 1917
Malwine Ach Malwine 1917
Muss Denn Die Lieb' Stets Tragödie Sein 1917
O Caccilia 1917
Schattentanz 1917
Scheint Die Sonne Herein 1917
Wir Sind Auf Der Walz' 1917
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Parade of the Wooden Soldiers - Song, The (w&m) 1922  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Schmetterlings Schicksal ?
Unter Hindenburgs Fahnen Op. 263 ?
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youtube15.jpg The Parade of the Tin Soldiers 3:06 Nanyang Elementary School Recorder Orchestra L. Jessel  The Parade of the Wooden Soldiers (1921)