Walter B. Rogers

Walter Bowman Rogers (October 14, 1865 – December 24, 1939) was an American cornet player, concert band and orchestral conductor and composer, who was responsible for most of the orchestral arrangements on recordings made for the Victor Talking Machine Company between 1904 and 1916.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 14th, 1865 (Delphi), Died December 24th, 1939

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, arranger, cornet, composer, trombone, piano, chimes

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 2242 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 01187 7-in. Apr. 1900 Souvenir of Naples Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Berliner 01188 7-in. Apr. 1900 Ah! ’twas a dream Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Berliner 01189 7-in. Apr. 1900 The three solitaires Herbert L. Clarke ; Henry Higgins ; Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet trio, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Berliner 01202 7-in. Apr. 1900 The golden wedding Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]348 7-in. 10/5/1900 Souvenirs of Naples Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]348 10-in. 4/2/1901 Souvenirs of Naples Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]349 7-in. 10/5/1900 Ah! 'Twas but a dream Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]375 7-in. 10/5/1900 Auld lang syne Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]375 10-in. 6/21/1901 Auld lang syne Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]523 7-in. 11/19/1900 War songs Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]524 7-in. 11/19/1900 A soldier's dream Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]524 10-in. 5/31/1902 A soldier's dream Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]524 12-in. 6/24/1902 A soldier's dream Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]525 7-in. 11/19/1900 A southern dance Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]525 10-in. 4/4/1902 A southern dance Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]526 7-in. 11/19/1900 Just sweet sixteen Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]527 7-in. 11/19/1900 Old black Joe Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]528 7-in. 11/19/1900 Not long ago Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]529 7-in. 11/20/1900 Concert polka Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]530 7-in. 11/20/1900 Dear golden days Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]531 7-in. 11/20/1900 German sounds Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]531 10-in. 8/11/1902 German sounds Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]532 7-in. 11/20/1900 Yankee Doodle, with variations Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]532 10-in. 8/8/1902 Yankee Doodle Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]837 7-in. 5/31/1901 Answer Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet, unaccompanied instrumentalist, cornet  
(Results 1-25 of 2242 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rogers, Walter B.," accessed July 15, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

Rogers, Walter B.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 15, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

"Rogers, Walter B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 15 July 2020.

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