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Ogden Nash

Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse, of which he wrote over 500 pieces. With his unconventional rhyming schemes, he was declared the country's best-known producer of humorous poetry.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 19th, 1902 (New York), Died May 19th, 1971 (Baltimore)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-77654 10-in. 9/13/1933 Quartet for prosperous love children Four Prominent So and Sos Male vocal quartet, with piano author  
Victor BS-77655 10-in. 9/13/1933 Quartet for prosperous love children Four Prominent So and Sos Male vocal quartet, with piano author  
Victor BS-046466 10-in. 1/19/1940 The strange case of the pleasing taxi driver The Koralites Dramatic scene author  
Victor BS-046468 10-in. 1/19/1940 Coffee with the meal The Koralites Dramatic scene author  
Victor BS-046469 10-in. 1/19/1940 Mrs. Marmaduke Moore The Koralites Dramatic scene author  
Victor BS-046470 10-in. 1/19/1940 Pari-mutuels The Koralites Dramatic scene author  
Decca 71145 10-in. 7/22/1942 The individualist ; Two and one are a problem Ogden Nash speaker  
Decca 71146 10-in. 7/22/1942 Traveler's rest ; The husband's lament Ogden Nash speaker  
Decca 71147 10-in. 7/22/1942 Bankers are just like anybody else ; Seven miles to Joe's place Ogden Nash speaker  
Decca 71148 10-in. 7/22/1942 I have it on good authority ; Seaside serenade Ogden Nash speaker  
Decca 71149 10-in. 7/22/1942 The drop of a hat ; One third of a calendar ; Just be quiet and nobody will Ogden Nash speaker  
Decca 71150 10-in. 7/22/1942 The common cold ; Isn't nature wonderful Ogden Nash speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nash, Ogden," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102603.

Nash, Ogden. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102603.

"Nash, Ogden." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102603

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