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Horatius Bonar

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 19th, 1808 (Edinburgh), Died May 31st, 1889 (Edinburgh)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

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. ca. 1907-Feb. 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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bonar, Horatius," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102476.

Bonar, Horatius. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102476.

"Bonar, Horatius." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102476

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