Musikzug der SA-Standarte 1

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Musikzug der SA-Standarte 1

Post by Fallersleben » 27 Nov 2015 20:40

[Split from Johannes Fuhsel]

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Post by Ivan Ž. » 04 Aug 2019 17:34

As I mentioned before, prior to joining the newly-formed Leibstandarte-SS "Adolf Hitler" band, the (in)famous bandmaster Hermann Müller-John conducted the band of SA-Standarte 1 (named after the killed Sturm 33 commander, Hans Maikowski). The band, led by Müller-John, recorded four tracks for the "Clangor-Schallplatten" Company, in 1933. Note that thanks to what appear to be imprecise captions on the record labels (the band was credited as "Standarten-Kapelle 1") and the fact that Müller-John is usually tied only to the band that made him (in)famous, many record collectors mistake the band of SA-Standarte 1 for the Leibstandarte band (see for example the "Elitesoldaten" CD). However, the record captions were correct, since the unit was indeed called "Standarte 1" at the time, without the "SA" prefix ("Standarten-Kapelle 1" was just a different way to write "Kapelle der Standarte 1").

The recordings they made were:

Tono 2047 Wir singen und marschieren (Kühn) I
Tono 2048 Wir singen und marschieren (Kühn) II
Tono 2049 Das braune Heer (Hevekerl)
Tono 2050 Der Ritter ohne Furcht und Tadel (Kühn)

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Post by Ivan Ž. » 04 Aug 2019 17:35

Info from original record labels:
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Post by Auceps » 06 Aug 2019 00:26

Thank you for this information, Ivan! Prieberg does mention that Müller-John was also in the SA; however, he doesn't mention the rank. Is it known, which SA rank did he actually have?

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Post by Ivan Ž. » 06 Aug 2019 01:29

(You're welcome.) Well according to Andreas Schulz, he was given the rank of SS-Sturmhauptführer when he joined the SS (the rank was later renamed SS-Hauptsturmführer). So - either he held the same rank or one of the lower ones: SA-Obersturmführer or SA-Sturmführer.

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Post by Auceps » 11 Aug 2019 01:38

I have the same assumption that he might had a lower rank in the SA and was promoted, when he was transferred to the SS. So thank you again!

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