Roy Atwell

John Leroy "Roy" Atwell (May 2, 1878 – February 6, 1962) was an American actor, comedian and composer, known for playing characters that mis-deliver their lines or stammer.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 2nd, 1878 (Syracuse), Died February 6th, 1962 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16085 10-in. 6/9/1915 Some little bug is going to find you Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 46288 10-in. 12/20/1915 Some little bug is going to find you Roy Atwell Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia 46289 10-in. 12/20/1915 It's an awful thing to not know where you are Roy Atwell Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Edison 4290 10-in. 11/23/1915 Some little bug is going to find you Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Atwell, Roy," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100852.

Atwell, Roy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100852.

"Atwell, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100852

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