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.
John McCormack [with Fritz Kreisler on violin]
Leopold Stokowski [in Disney film Fantasia; vocal: Julietta Novis with lyrics by Rachel Field]
Tino Rossi [in film Fièvres]
Joan Baez [in German]
Curt Borkmann [as Eva Magdalena crediting Karl Gotz/Kurt Hertha]
Malcolm Roberts [idem]
D.C. Lewis [idem; hit NL]
Nana Mouskouri [in Latin]
Piet Veerman [recorded both Ave Maria's]
Brave Combo [in Latin]
Priests [in Latin]
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).