Horatius Bonar (19 December 1808 – 31 July 1889), a contemporary and acquaintance of Robert Murray M'cheyne was a Scottish churchman and poet. He is principally remembered as a prodigious hymnodist. Friends knew him as Horace Bonar.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 19, 1808 (Edinburgh), Died May 31, 1889 (Edinburgh)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1929
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]565||7-in.||12/5/1900||I heard the voice of Jesus say||J. J. Fisher||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||B-1704||10-in.||9/24/1904||Come unto me||Edith Merrilees ; Royal Italian Marine Band||Female vocal solo, with band||lyricist|
|Victor||B-1727||10-in.||10/4/1904||Come unto me||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||B-8585||10-in.||2/1/1910||I heard the voice of Jesus say||Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||C-12411||12-in.||9/25/1912||Come unto me||Louise Homer||Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-13651||10-in.||7/29/1913||Come unto me||Helen Clark||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-20785||10-in.||10/17/1917||Hvilken vän vi ha i Jesus||Grace Eklund Carlson ; Florence Eklund Reims||Female vocal duet, with organ||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25472||10-in.||8/26/1921||Ich horte meinez Heilands wert||Methodist Ministers Quartet||Male vocal quartet||songwriter|
|Columbia||3062||10-in.||ca. 1904-Feb. 1905||Come unto me||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with organ||lyricist|
|Columbia||3754||10-in.||ca. 1907-Feb. 1908||Beyond the smiling and the weeping||Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal duet, with organ||lyricist|
|Columbia||3756||10-in.||between 1907 and February 1908||What a friend we have in Jesus||Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||19439||10-in.||6/28/1911||Come unto me||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||38183||10-in.||8/5/1912||I heard the voice of Jesus say||Frank Croxton||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||W145793||10-in.||3/21/1928||Beyond the smiling and the weeping||Shannon Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with organ||lyricist|
|OKeh||W80970||10-in.||6/3/1927||O why not tonight?||Giddens Sisters||Female vocal trio, with mandolin and guitar||lyricist|
|OKeh||W403134||10-in.||10/15/1929||I am wandering down life's shady path||Virginia Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with piano||lyricist|
|OKeh||W403136||10-in.||10/15/1929||Light of life||Virginia Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with piano||lyricist|
|Brunswick||[Br cat 5100-b]||10-in.||approximately mid-1917||What a friend we have in Jesus||Church Quartette||Vocal quartet||lyricist|
|Edison||6737||10-in.||4/21/1919||Beyond the smiling and the weeping||Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw||Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||18292||10-in.||3/8/1928||Light of life||Criterion Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet||lyricist|
|Edison||N-131||10-in.||3/8/1928||Light of life||Criterion Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bonar, Horatius," accessed December 7, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102476.
Bonar, Horatius. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102476.
"Bonar, Horatius." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 7 December 2022.
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