Joseph Deems Taylor (December 22, 1885 – July 3, 1966) was an American composer, music critic, and promoter of classical music. Nat Benchley, co-editor of The Lost Algonquin Roundtable, referred to him as "the dean of American music."
Birth and Death Data: Born December 22nd, 1885 (New York City), Died July 3rd, 1966 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, translator, author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-29631||10-in.||3/7/1924||The silversmith||Mendelssohn Chorus||Mixed vocal chorus||lyricist|
|Victor||B-31600||10-in.||12/22/1924||Captain Stratton's fancy||Reinald Werrenrath||Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-31600||10-in.||6/17/1925||Captain Stratton's fancy||Reinald Werrenrath||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36783||10-in.||11/30/1926||The three kings||Dayton Westminster Choir||Vocal chorus and soloist, unaccompanied||translator|
|Victor||CVE-43613||12-in.||4/5/1928||Oh, Caesar, great wert thou!||Lawrence Tibbett||Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||CVE-43614||12-in.||4/5/1928||Nay, Maccus, lay him down||Lawrence Tibbett||Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-51670||10-in.||4/30/1929||May Day carol||Reinald Werrenrath||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-55045||10-in.||6/18/1929||The prisoner in the Caucasus||Lyric Male Chorus of Milwaukee, Wisconsin||Male vocal chorus, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-56197||10-in.||10/18/1929||In the silence of the night||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-69470||10-in.||1/6/1933||A song for lovers||Rose Bampton ; Sylvan Levin||Contralto vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||PBS-09528||10-in.||6/22/1937||Captain Stratton's fancy||Nelson Eddy||Baritone vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W150376||10-in.||5/1/1930||In the silence of the night||Alexander J. Kisselburgh||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||W150852||10-in.||10/2/1930||In the silence of the night||The Rollickers||Male vocal quartet, with piano||lyricist|
|Gramophone||0EA7695||10-in.||5/9/1939||Lullaby||Lawrence Brown ; Paul Robeson||Bass vocal solo, with piano||translator|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Taylor, Deems," accessed August 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101929.
Taylor, Deems. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101929.
"Taylor, Deems." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 August 2020.
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