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 126-150 of 2261 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-401 10-in. 9/5/1903 Gypsy love song Henry Higgins ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor A-401 7-in. 9/5/1903 Gypsy love song Henry Higgins ; Walter B. Rogers Cornet duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-802 10-in. 12/10/1903 Artist's life waltz Pryor's Orchestra [i.e., Victor Orchestra] Orchestra conductor  
Victor E-802 8-in. 11/21/1906 Artist's life waltz Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor B-803 10-in. 12/10/1903 Stephanie gavota Pryor's Orchestra [i.e., Victor Orchestra] Orchestra conductor  
Victor B-837 10-in. 12/16/1903 La mariposa Arthur Pryor's Band Band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-855 10-in. 12/18/1903 Cheerfulness Arthur Pryor's Band Band, with cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor A-855 7-in. 12/18/1903 Cheerfulness Arthur Pryor's Band Band, with cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor C-855 12-in. 12/18/1903 Cheerfulness Arthur Pryor's Band Band, with cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor E-1055 8-in. 4/20/1906 The gondolier Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor E-1056 8-in. 4/19/1906 Polly Prim march Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor B-1086 10-in. 3/9/1904 War songs Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra arranger, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor A-1086 7-in. 3/9/1904 War songs Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra arranger, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor A-1089 7-in. 3/9/1904 German sounds Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-1089 10-in. 3/9/1904 German sounds Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor E-1090 8-in. 5/18/1906 Indian medley Walter B. Rogers ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with shouts conductor  
Victor B-1090 10-in. 3/9/1904 Indian medley Arthur Pryor's Orchestra Orchestra, with shouts conductor  
Victor C-1090 12-in. 3/9/1904 Indian medley Victor Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Victor B-1097 10-in. 3/10/1904 Bonnie sweet Bessie Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor A-1097 7-in. 3/10/1904 Bonnie sweet Bessie Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-1101 10-in. 3/10/1904 Yankee Doodle Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra arranger, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor A-1101 7-in. 3/10/1904 Yankee Doodle Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra arranger, instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-1102 10-in. 3/10/1904 Absence makes the heart grow fonder Walter B. Rogers Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor E-1109 8-in. 4/18/1906 Estudiantina waltz Pryor's Orchestra [i.e., Victor Orchestra] Orchestra conductor  
Victor B-1109 10-in. 3/14/1904 Estudiantina waltz Arthur Pryor's Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
(Results 126-150 of 2261 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rogers, Walter B.," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

Rogers, Walter B.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188.

"Rogers, Walter B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102188

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