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Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Thomas Bailey Aldrich (; November 11, 1836 – March 19, 1907) was an American writer, poet, critic, and editor. He is notable for his long editorship of The Atlantic Monthly, during which he published writers including Charles W. Chesnutt. He was also known for his semi-autobiographical book The Story of a Bad Boy, which established the "bad boy's book" subgenre in nineteenth-century American literature, and for his poetry, which included "The Unguarded Gates".

Birth and Death Data: Born November 2nd, 1836 (Portsmouth), Died March 19th, 1907 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W81147 10-in. 7/7/1927 Little Maud Greene County Singers ; Bela Lam Mixed vocal quartet, with banjo and guitar lyricist  


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