AVE MARIA

Latest update on 22/04/2017

Artist: Edith Clegg
Author: Franz Schubert
Label: Berliner
Year: 1898

Oldest recording on EMI's Centenary Edition (1897-1997). Schubert (also a centenary in '97) wrote this in 1826. The lyrics are a German translation of Sir Walter Scott's Hymn To The Virgin.

Covers:

1914:

Eugène Ysaye

1917:

Jascha Heifetz

1928:

John McCormack [with Fritz Kreisler on violin]

1934:

Tito Schipa

1936:

Marian Anderson

1939:

Rosa Ponselle

1940:

Leopold Stokowski [in Disney film Fantasia; vocal: Juliette Novis with lyrics by Rachel Field]

1940:

Tino Rossi [in film Fièvres]

1941:

Richard Tauber

1943:

Jehudi Menuhin

1955:

Aafje Heynis

1959:

Perry Como

1963:

Isaac Stern

1966:

Joan Baez [in German]

1968:

Andy Williams

1969:

Curt Borkmann [as Eva Magdalena crediting Karl Gotz/Kurt Hertha]

1969:

Malcolm Roberts [idem]

1971:

D.C. Lewis [idem; hit NL]

1973:

Nana Mouskouri [in Latin]

1987:

Aretha Franklin

1989:

Piet Veerman [recorded both Ave Maria's]

1991:

Brave Combo [in Latin]

1994:

Noa

1998:

Celine Dion

1999:

Jewel

2008:

Priests [in Latin]

2008:

Beyoncé [just the intro and refrain]

Not Charles Gounod's Ave Maria, based upon J.S. Bach's first Prelude (recorded by Frances Alda & John McCormack), nor Kahn's (recorded by Enrico Caruso and Mario Lanza).

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