Issler's Orchestra

Real Name:
Edward Issler, David B. Dana, George Schweinfest, A. T. Van Winkle
Issler's Orchestra was likely the first band that was made popular through records.
In ca. 1888, music teacher and pianist Edward Issler (1855 - ?) started a four-piece band. The instruments were piano, cornet, flute, and violin. Their first recordings were made in 1888 for Edison Records.



none Issler's Orchestra Electric Light Quadrille(Cyl, 2min) Edison Records none US 1889 Sell This Version
2535 Issler's Orchestra - Thoughts Of Home Polka album art Issler's Orchestra Thoughts Of Home Polka Columbia 2535 US 1896 Sell This Version