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Bohumir Kryl

Bohumir Kryl (May 2, 1875 – August 7, 1961) was a Czech-American financial executive and art collector who is most famous as a cornetist, bandleader, and pioneer recording artist, for both his solo work and as a leader of popular and Bohemian bands. He was one of the major creative figures in the era of American music known as the "Golden Age of the Bands".

Birth and Death Data: Born May 2nd, 1875 (Hořice), Died August 7th, 1961 (Wilmington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: cornet, leader, composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 3406[a] 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 The blue bells of Scotland Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Berliner 3451 7-in. 3/8/1899 Robin Adair Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Berliner 3453 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 La tromba di giudizio Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Berliner 3454 7-in. 3/9/1899 Polka Tirolese Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Berliner 3456 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 The battle cry of freedom Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Berliner 3457 7-in. 3/9/1899 Arbucklenian polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Vi cat 2595] 10-in. 1903 Du du Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Vi cat 2596] 10-in. 1903 King Carnival Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet, composer  
Victor [Vi cat 2597] 10-in. 1903 Serenade Pierne Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor [Vi cat 2598] 10-in. 1903 Carnival of Venice Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor C-10339 12-in. 5/16/1911 Grand trio Kryl's Bohemian Band Brass trio, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-10345 10-in. 5/16/1911 Děvčátko darovalo mi prstýnek Kryl's Bohemian Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor C-10348 12-in. 5/17/1911 Carnival of Venice Kryl's Bohemian Band Cornet solo, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor B-10349 10-in. 5/17/1911 Hoch Hapsburg Marsche Kryl's Bohemian Band Band composer  
Victor C-10353 12-in. 5/17/1911 Sweet is the dream Jaroslav Cimera ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor C-10354 12-in. 5/18/1911 Popular fantasy Kryl's Bohemian Band Band instrumentalist, cornet  
Victor C-10356 12-in. 5/18/1911 Rigoletto quartet Kryl's Bohemian Band Brass quartet, with band instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1081 7-in. ca. 1902 Columbia polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1081 10-in. ca. 1902 Columbia polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1082 7-in. ca. 1902 Theresa polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1082 10-in. ca. 1902-1908 Theresa polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1083 7-in. ca. 1902 Russian fantasia Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1083 10-in. ca. 1902-Nov. 1903 Russian fantasia Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1089 7-in. ca. 1902 Facilita Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1089 10-in. ca. 1902 Facilita Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1090 7-in. ca. 1902 Sweet sixteen Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1090 10-in. ca. 1902 Sweet sixteen Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1091 7-in. ca. 1902 Alice, where art thou? Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1091 10-in. ca. 1902 Alice, where art thou? Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1093 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 Utility polka Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1093 10-in. ca. 1902 Utility polka Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1094 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 Miserere Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1094 10-in. ca. 1902 El miserere Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1095 7-in. ca. 1902 The Tyroleans Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1095 10-in. ca. 1902 The Tyroleans Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1185 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 Short and sweet polka Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1185 10-in. ca. 1903 Short and sweet polka Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1188 7-in. ca. 1903 Carnival of Venice Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano arranger, instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1188 10-in. ca. 1903 Carnival of Venice Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet, arranger  
Columbia 1189 7-in. ca. 1903 Birds of the forest Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1189 10-in. ca. 1903 Birds of the forest Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1199 7-in. ca. 1903 The last rose of summer Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1199 10-in. ca. 1903 The last rose of summer Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1204 7-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1903 Du, du Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Columbia 1204 10-in. ca. 1903 Du, du Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Edison 683 Not documented 6/22/1911 Love and life in Vienna Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 685 Not documented 6/22/1911 Prodana nevesta Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 686 Not documented 6/22/1911 Na prej Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 687 Not documented 6/22/1911 Pode mlejnem Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 688 Not documented 6/22/1911 Zelený hájové Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 689 Not documented 6/22/1911 Směs českých písní Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 690 Not documented 6/22/1911 Patrol of the wood nymphs Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 691 Not documented 6/22/1911 Narodni krapik Kryl Bohumir and his Band Band, with cornet solo instrumentalist, cornet, leader  
Edison 6098 10-in. Mar. 1918 Carnival of Venice : Variations John F. Burckhardt ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Edison 6101 10-in. 4/4/1918 In the gloaming Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Edison 6102 10-in. 4/4/1918 Aloha oe John F. Burckhardt ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Edison 6103 10-in. between 4/4/1918 and 4/5/1918 Where the River Shannon flows Bohumir Kryl ; Paul Suerth Cornet solo, with harp instrumentalist, cornet  
Edison 6109 10-in. Mar. 1918 Cleopatra polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Edison 6110 10-in. Mar. 1918 The ambassador polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Edison 6111 10-in. Apr. 1918 Just before the battle, Mother Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1061 9-in. ca. Dec. 1903 Columbian fantasie Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1065 9-in. ca. Dec. 1903 Inflammatus Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1067 9-in. ca. Dec. 1903 Russian fantasia Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1069 9-in. Before June 1903 Answer Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1071 9-in. Before June 1903 Be my own Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1072 7-in. Before Dec. 1903 Down deep within the cellar Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1073 9-in. ca. Dec. 1903 Down deep within the cellar Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1149 9-in. ca. Nov. 1903 Tyroleans Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1157 9-in. ca. Nov. 1903 Alice, where art thou? Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1416 9-in. Before Apr. 1904 Du, du, with variations Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1418 9-in. Before Feb. 1904 King Carnival Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1420 9-in. Before Feb. 1904 Cary waltz Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1424 9-in. Before Apr. 1904 Don't be cross Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1426 9-in. Before Apr. 1904 Sweet sixteen Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 1428 9-in. Before Feb. 1904 Facilita, with variations Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4249 10-in. Before Apr. 1905 Sing, smile, slumber Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4250 10-in. Before Mar. 1905 Oh, how delightful Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4253 9-in. ca. Dec. 1904 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4254 9-in. ca. Dec. 1904 Blue bell Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4263 9-in. Before July 1905 Birds of the forest Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4264 10-in. Before Mar. 1905 Kurz und Süss Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4266 9-in. Before July 1905 Gobble duet Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 4270 9-in. ca. Dec.1904 Utility polka Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 6932 10-in. Before Dec. 1906 Du, du, with variations Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 6933 10-in. Before Mar. 1910 Columbia Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 6951 10-in. ca. 1906 Brunette and black Jaroslav Cimera ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone 6954 10-in. Before Jan. 1907 Gobble duet Jaroslav Cimera ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5218] 7-in. Before June 1903 Answer Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5219] 7-in. Before June 1903 Be my own Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5220] 7-in. Before June 1903 Carnival of Venice Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5220] 9-in. Before June 1903 Carnival of Venice Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5221] 7-in. Before June 1903 Columbian fantasie Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5221] 9-in. Before June 1903 Columbian fantasie Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5222] 7-in. Before June 1903 Down deep within the cellar Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5222] 9-in. Before June 1903 Down deep within the cellar Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5223] 7-in. Before June 1903 Inflammatus Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5223] 9-in. Before June 1903 Inflammatus Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5225] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Russian fantasia Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5226] 7-in. Before June 1903 Alice, where art thou? Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5226] 9-in. Before June 1903 Alice, where art thou? Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5227] 7-in. Before June 1903 Miserere Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5227] 9-in. Before June 1903 Miserere Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5228] 7-in. Before June 1903 The palms Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5228] 9-in. Before June 1903 The palms Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5229] 7-in. Before June 1903 Tyroleans Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5229] 9-in. Before June 1903 Tyroleans Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5230] 7-in. Before June 1903 Utility polka Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5230] 9-in. Before June 1903 Utility polka Leroy Haines ; Bohumir Kryl Cornet and trombone duet, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5616-B] 10-in. Before Mar. 1910 Il trovatore : Miserere Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5769] 7-in. Before Feb. 1904 Cary waltz Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5769] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Cary waltz Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5772] 7-in. Before Feb. 1904 Facilita, with variations Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5777] 7-in. Before Feb. 1904 King Carnival Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5777] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 King Carnival Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5815] 7-in. Before Apr. 1904 Don't be cross Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5817] 7-in. Before Apr. 1904 Du, du, with variations Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5842] 7-in. Before Apr. 1904 Sweet sixteen Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5842] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Sweet sixteen Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6114] 9-in. Before July 1905 The last rose of summer Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with piano instrumentalist, cornet  
Leeds & Catlin 8404 10-in. approximately mid-1906 The whirlwind polka Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Leeds & Catlin 8408 10-in. approximately mid-1906 Eileen Alannah Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45304] 10-in. approximately mid-1906 The better land Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45308] 10-in. approximately mid-1906 Carmena Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45316] 10-in. approximately mid-1906 The lost chord Bohumir Kryl Cornet solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, cornet  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kryl, Bohumir," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102189.

Kryl, Bohumir. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102189.

"Kryl, Bohumir." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

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