Harold Josiah Crosby
Harold Josiah Crosby (February 11, 1886 – January 18, 1920) was a composer and arranger of band and orchestra music best known for his marches. Crosby was born in Dexter, Maine and studied at Colby College, the University of Maine, and the New England Conservatory of Music. He played trombone, euphonium (baritone), piano, and organ for several orchestras and theater ensembles. Crosby's marches rose to prominence in the early 20th century, with several pieces becoming staples of military bands during World War I. He died in New York City on January 18, 1920. Three volumes of the Heritage of the March record series were dedicated to his work.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 11th, 1886, Died January 18th, 1920
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||77670||10-in.||2/9/1918||The regiment's return||Prince's Band||Band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crosby, Harold Josiah," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101448.
Crosby, Harold Josiah. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101448.
"Crosby, Harold Josiah." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.
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