As far as I know, the first conductor to record all nine Beethoven Symphonies was Felix Weingartner, and he recorded a number of them more than once!
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> On Apr 23, 2018, at 11:50 PM, Clark Johnsen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear Karl,
> Yes, and I for one would love to hear it. Youtube? Where?
> But my question concerned "Beethoven's Nine". not Ninth. Aha!
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 8:45 PM, Karl Miller <[log in to unmask]>
>> According to the Arnold discography "The Orchestra on Record," the first
>> recording of the Beethoven 9th was done in 1923 by the Neues
>> Symphonie-Orchester conducted by Bruno Siedler-Winkler, released on
>> Polydor 69607-69613.
>> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 5:07 PM, Clark Johnsen <[log in to unmask]>
>>> As a companion to Frank Forman's fascinating question.
>>> NB The answer I propose has an asterisk on one of the symphonies.