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 - 1929

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

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 2261 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1549 10-in. 8/11/1902 Bonnie sweet Bessie Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1550 10-in. 8/11/1902 Oh! How delightful Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1550 7-in. 8/11/1902 Oh! How delightful Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1833 10-in. 12/17/1902 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1833 7-in. 12/17/1902 In the good old summer time Sousa's Band Band, with male vocal duet and cornet and trombone solos instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2146 10-in. 4/2/1903 Anvil chorus Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2146 7-in. 4/2/1903 Anvil chorus Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2152 10-in. 4/3/1903 Naval polka Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2152 7-in. 4/3/1903 Naval polka Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2169 10-in. 4/3/1903 Dancing in the barn Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2169 7-in. 4/3/1903 Dancing in the barn Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3238 10-in. 4/4/1901 Miserere from II trovatore Sousa's Band Band, with cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3240 10-in. 4/4/1901 A soldier's dream Walter B. Rogers Band, with cornet solo composer, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3241 10-in. 4/4/1901 Minnehaha waltz Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Band, with cornet solo composer, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3242 10-in. 4/4/1901 A southern dance Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3262 10-in. 4/5/1901 When you were sweet sixteen Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3415 10-in. 5/31/1901 Nearer, my God, to Thee Arthur Pryor ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3418 10-in. 6/1/1901 Absence makes the heart grow fonder Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3419 10-in. 6/1/1901 Bonnie sweet Bessie Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3423 10-in. 6/1/1901 Old black Joe Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo arranger, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3424 10-in. 6/1/1901 Serenade Darius Lyons ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet and flute duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor C-169 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Selections from Cavalleria rusticana Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor C-177 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Selections from Cavalleria rusticana Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor B-240 10-in. 8/12/1903 Jack Tar march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor B-241 10-in. 8/11/1903 Stars and stripes forever march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
(Results 51-75 of 2261 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rogers, Walter B.," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

Rogers, Walter B.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

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