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 51-75 of 1375 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||076||7-in.||4/22/1899||The chalatan march||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||077||7-in.||4/22/1899||The bride elect||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||078||7-in.||4/22/1899||The charlatan : Mazurka||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||079||7-in.||4/22/1899||Little Nell||Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band||Trombone solo, with band||composer, instrumentalist, trombone|
|Berliner||080||7-in.||4/22/1899||An African beauty||Sousa's Band||Band||composer, conductor|
|Berliner||081||7-in.||4/22/1899||Southern hospitality||Sousa's Band||Band||composer, conductor|
|Berliner||082||7-in.||4/22/1899||When you aint no money||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0175||7-in.||June 1899||Cavalleria rusticana : Intermezzo||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0176||7-in.||June 1899||Loreley||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0177||7-in.||6/5/1899||Lion du bal||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0178||7-in.||6/5/1899||Enquirer club||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0179||7-in.||6/7/1899||Just one girl||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0181||7-in.||6/6/1899||Whistling Rufus||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0182||7-in.||6/5/1899||Rubber neck Jim||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0184||7-in.||6/7/1899||The fortune teller : March||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0185||7-in.||June 1899||The fortune teller : Waltz and march||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0186||7-in.||June 1899||The fortune teller : Selection||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0187||7-in.||6/6/1899||The Christian : Waltz||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0188||7-in.||6/6/1899||American Marines||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0189||7-in.||6/6/1899||Robin Hood : Selection||Sousa's Band||Band||conductor|
|Berliner||0190||7-in.||6/6/1899||Love thoughts||Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band||Band, with trombone solo||composer, instrumentalist, trombone|
|Berliner||0191||7-in.||6/7/1899||An Arkansaw huskin bee||Sousa's Band||Band||composer, conductor|
|Berliner||0192||7-in.||6/7/1899||The matinee girl||Sousa's Band||Band||composer, conductor|
|Berliner||0193||7-in.||June 1899||Ye Boston Tea Party||Sousa's Band||Band||composer, conductor|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pryor, Arthur," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103262.
Pryor, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103262.
"Pryor, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.
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