Fred Lewis Pattee

Fred Lewis Pattee (March 22, 1863 – May 6, 1950) was an American author and scholar of American literature. As a professor of American literature at the Pennsylvania State University, Pattee wrote the lyrics of the Penn State Alma Mater. Pattee is sometimes labeled the "first Professor of American Literature", a position he held at Penn State from 1895 until 1928.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 22nd, 1863 (Bristol), Died May 6th, 1950 (Winter Park)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066853 10-in. 7/17/1941 Victory song All-American Glee Club Male vocal chorus, with piano lyricist  


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