Leo Salkeld Sowerby (May 1, 1895 – July 7, 1968), American composer and church musician, was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1946, and was often called the “Dean of American church music” in the early to mid 20th century.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 1st, 1895 (Grand Rapids), Died July 7th, 1968 (Port Clinton)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1934
Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-55672||10-in.||9/5/1929||The Irish washerwoman||Rosario Bourdon ; Victor Concert Orchestra||Orchestra||arranger|
|Victor||BVE-81582||10-in.||1/23/1934||Irish washerwoman||Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1927-06-04-03]||10-in.||6/4/1927||The Irish washerwoman||Agnes Clune Quinlan||Piano solo||arranger|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sowerby, Leo," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102497.
Sowerby, Leo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102497.
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