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Ring Lardner

Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner (March 5, 1885 – September 25, 1933) was an American sports columnist and short-story writer best known for his satirical writings on sports, marriage, and the theatre. His contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, and F. Scott Fitzgerald all professed strong admiration for his writing.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 6th, 1885 (Niles), Died September 25th, 1933 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18169 10-in. 8/1/1916 Old Bill Baker M. J. O'Connell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77341 10-in. 9/14/1917 No place like home Bert Williams Comic monologue, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 78575 10-in. 7/17/1919 Prohibition blues Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5513 10-in. 4/19/1917 Little puff of smoke good night Helen Clark Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lardner, Ring," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102312.

Lardner, Ring. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102312.

"Lardner, Ring." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102312

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