Alexander Ewing (3 January 1830 – 11 July 1895) was a Scottish musician, composer and translator. He was a career officer in the British Army's Commissariat Department and subsequently the Army Pay Corps. He composed the music for the popular hymn "Jerusalem the Golden".
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Birth and Death Data: Born January 3, 1830 (Aberdeen), Died July 11, 1895 (Taunton)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1925
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-5060||10-in.||2/5/1908||Jerusalem the golden||Trinity Choir||Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-21475||10-in.||2/28/1918||Jerusalem the golden||Trinity Choir||Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30768||10-in.||11/13/1924||In heavenly love abiding||Flora McGill Keefer||Female vocal solo, with pipe organ||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-31894||10-in.||6/1/1925||In heavenly love abiding||Flora McGill Keefer||Female vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||B-31894||10-in.||3/10/1925||In heavenly love abiding||Flora McGill Keefer||Female vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||98064||12-in.||3/29/1923||In heavenly love abiding||Nevada Van der Veer||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|OKeh||S-71219||10-in.||Jan. 1923||Jerusalem the golden||Virginia Burt||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||4224||10-in.||10/27/1915||Jerusalem the golden||Calvary Choir||Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ewing, A.," accessed March 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100164.
Ewing, A.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100164.
"Ewing, A.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 March 2023.
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Wikipedia: Alexander Ewing (composer)
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LCNAR: Ewing, A. (Alexander), 1830-1895 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n00075798
Wikidata: Alexander Ewing (composer) - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q24287353
MusicBrainz: Alexander Ewing - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3ef4d844-bbe5-4126-8f83-997b6891cf8d
ISNI: 0000 0000 8483 3333 - http://www.isni.org/isni/0000000084833333
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