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PIONEER

Gustav KLAMETH  .... - 1949

aka G. Klameth
nationality
occupation
birth ................
baptism
death 11 May 1949, ............
burial Friedhof Hernals, Hernals, Wien Stadt, Vienna, AUSTRIA

PARENTS

father .......... KLAMETH

b. ...............
d. ..............

mother ..........

b. ...............
d. ..............

children
  • Gustav

    b. .............
    d. 11 May 1949, ...........


LIFE


With Hermann JUNKER made Syrian/Arabian/Ethiopian/Kurdish recordings in 1911-1912


In 1912 Gustav Klameth recorded in Jerusalem (PALESTINE/ISRAEL):
- 1) Persian Jews from IRAN, Fars, Shiraz in Male Solo in Hebrew. Bible textes, recited and sung.
- 2) Mountain Jews from RUSSIA, DAGESTAN, Caucasus, Derbent, Bible recitations in Hebrew.
- 3) Yemenite Jews from YEMEN, Sana’a. Bible texts spoken and sung.
- 4) Fellachen (Arabs) from WEST BANK, Bîr Zêt; Palestinians (Arabs) from WEST BANK, Sikem, Nablus, Bîr Zêt, Woman Solo in Arabic.
- 5) Syrian priest from Mardin on the Euphrates, MESOPOTAMIA: male solo songs, lieds and religious chants in Syrian (aramaic) and Kurdish.
- 6) Syrian priest from Urfa, MESOPOTAMIA: male solo songs in Syrian (aramaic).
- 7) Falashas (Jews) from ETHIOPIA, ABYSSINIA, Fenza. Recitation in Ethiopian Geez and in Amharic.
- 8) Maronites (Arabs) from LEBANON, Maad, Male solo in Maronite Arabic.
(source: Austrian Phonogrammarchiv)

Dozent Dr. Klameth übersandte eine grössen Zahl von Platten mit syrischen, arabischen, äthiopischen und kurdischen Gesängen (in: PhZ Jahrg. 14 (11 Sep 1913), No. 37, p. 876.


Along with the Berlin Phonogramm Archiv, the Vienna Phonogramm Archiv collected many important recordings. They hold a recording by a Syrian priest from Mardin, singing a Kurdish song. Gustav Klameth recorded it on May 31, 1912.[1]


1940 Germany Address Book:
Gustav Klameth, Hormayrg 44, Vienna, AUSTRIA
Occupation: Pensioner


NOTES

  • Notizen. Das Phonogrammarchiv der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien hat wieder eine ansehnliche Bereicherung zu verzeichnen. (in: Phonographische Zeitschrift, 14 Jahrg. (11 Sep 1913), No. 37, p. 876)
  • A brief history of Kurdish music recordings in Turkey by Robert Reigle (in: ...., pp. 117-144


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