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Edmund L. Gruber

Edmund Louis "Snitz" Gruber (November 11, 1879 – May 30, 1941) was an artillery officer and general in the United States Army who also gained popularity as composer of military music. He served as Commandant of the Command and General Staff College from October 1940 to May 1941.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 11th, 1879 (Cincinnati), Died May 30th, 1941 (Fort Leavenworth)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-071918 10-in. 2/16/1942 The caissons go rolling along (The artillery song) Ken Curtis ; New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-071943 10-in. 2/19/1942 The caissons keep rolling along Four Clubmen ; Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Military Band Band, with male vocal quartet composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gruber, Edmund L.," accessed October 25, 2021,

Gruber, Edmund L.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from

"Gruber, Edmund L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 October 2021.

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