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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 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 0183 7-in. 6/6/1899 Because 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  
(Results 51-75 of 1375 records)

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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