It is a Columbia Set. There's one on eBay right now>
The sound is astounding, like contemporary. How could it be? He'd have to
be singing into a horn, no?
On Tue, 18 Aug 2020 at 16:37, Gary A. Galo <
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> No way they're electric if he died in 1913. What is the contents, and what
> label are they on?
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> Subject: [EXTERNAL] [ARSCLIST] Erich J. Wolff Lieder Album of 18 Songs
> Columbia Set # 268
> Dear friends,
> Recently I've acquired 2 volumes of 78 rpm discs of Erich J. Wolff singing
> and accompanying himself on piano. Wolff died March 20th 1913. How is it
> the recordings are the way they are? I mean, they are as good as
> contemporary mid century ones. Wouldn't they be acoustic? They appear to
> sound electric.
> Guy Walker