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Arthur Pryor

Arthur Willard Pryor (September 22, 1869 – June 18, 1942) was a trombone virtuoso, bandleader, and soloist with the Sousa Band. He was a prolific composer of band music, his best-known composition being "The Whistler and His Dog". In later life, he became a Democratic Party politician from New Jersey, who served on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders during the 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 22nd, 1870 (St. Joseph), Died June 18th, 1942 (West Long Branch)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, trombone, composer, director, arranger, piano

Notes: Noted by Berliner Gramophone Co. as "Assistant Conductor of Sousa's Band."

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 1375 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]320 7-in. 10/2/1900 Dixie cheers Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]321 7-in. 10/5/1900 Finale to Overture Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]321 10-in. 1/4/1902 Finale to Overture Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]321 12-in. 6/19/1902 Finale to Overture Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]322 7-in. 10/6/1900 God save the Queen Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]323 7-in. 10/3/1900 Listen to my tale of woe Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]324 7-in. 10/2/1900 Indian war dance Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]324 10-in. 6/18/1902 Indian war dance Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]325 7-in. 10/1/1900 Intermezzo Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]325 10-in. 1/2/1902 Intermezzo Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]326 7-in. 10/1/1900 The czarina Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]327 7-in. 10/4/1900 Bénédiction des poignards Sousa's Band Band, with brass trio conductor, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]327 10-in. 4/3/1901 Bénédiction des poignards Sousa's Band Band, with brass trio conductor, instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]328 7-in. 10/3/1900 Levee revels Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]328 10-in. 12/17/1902 Levee revels Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]329 7-in. 10/2/1900 Loin du bal Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]330 7-in. 10/1/1900 Little Nell Sousa's Band Band, with trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]330 10-in. 1/8/1901 Little Nell Sousa's Band Band, with trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]331 7-in. 10/2/1900 The pixies' dance Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]332 7-in. 1900-02 Selections from A runaway girl Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]332 10-in. 5/8/1902 Selections from A runaway girl Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]333 7-in. 10/1/1900 Serenade Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]334 7-in. 10/2/1900 Sextette Sousa's Band Band, with brass sextet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]334 10-in. 4/2/1901 Lucia di Lammermoor : Sextette Sousa's Band Band, with brass sextet instrumentalist, trombone  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]335 7-in. 10/5/1900 Tarantella Sousa's Band Band conductor  
(Results 226-250 of 1375 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pryor, Arthur," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103262.

Pryor, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103262.

"Pryor, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103262

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