Behr, Franz 22.jul.1837-15.feb.1898 Germany, Lubtheen - Dresden
composer of about 3000 very popular salon pieces, he lived alternately in Vienna, Budapest, Zwitzerland, Leipzig and Paris, he used the pseudonyms Georges Bachmann, William Cooper, Charles Morley, Charles Godard, Francesco d'Orso, Hans von Aachen and Edwin Smith, his compositions with a french title are largely confused with the real composer Georges Bachmann but Behr published in Germany while the real Georges Bachmann published in France

Title Parts

Lachtaubchen "Polka de W. R." Scherzpolka. Piano. 1873. op303
Vladimir Horowitz

Les Sylphes. Impromptu-valse. Piano
under pseudonym Georges Bachmann
pub B. Schott's Sohne, Mayence (Mainz) 1886
Sylvia Bernier and Guy Penson piano. Ricercar 147135
Aeolian pipe-organ roll 529

[] La Najade. Cinquieme galop elegant. Piano. op121
pub Siegel, Leipzig

[] Wiener Lieder. Traumbild. Piano 4ms. op694
his last opus number
pub Anton Goll, Vienna

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