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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 76-100 of 1375 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 0195 7-in. 6/7/1899 Soldiers in the park Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0196 7-in. June 1899 Canadian medley march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0197 7-in. 6/8/1899 Cotton blossoms Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0198 7-in. 6/5/1899 Mother Hubbard (March) Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0199 7-in. 6/7/1899 First heart throbs Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0200 7-in. 6/8/1899 Serenade Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0201 7-in. 6/8/1899 Hot time in the old town Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0202 7-in. 6/8/1899 Whirlwind polka Herbert L. Clarke ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band conductor  
Berliner 0203 7-in. 6/8/1899 Mammy's pumkin colored coons Herbert L. Clarke ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band conductor  
Berliner 0204 7-in. 6/9/1899 The Hercules march Simone Mantia ; Sousa's Band Band, with euphonium solo conductor  
Berliner 0205 7-in. 6/9/1899 I pagliacci : Serenade Simone Mantia ; Sousa's Band Band, with euphonium solo conductor  
Berliner 0206 7-in. 6/10/1899 The Mikado march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0207 7-in. 6/6/1899 Old Hundred Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0208 7-in. 6/10/1899 American republic march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0209 7-in. June 1899 Robin Hood : Waltz Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0210 7-in. 6/9/1899 Nearer, my God, to Thee Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0211 7-in. June 1899 God save the Queen Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0213 7-in. 6/7/1899 Dixie Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0214 7-in. 6/9/1899 Levee revels Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0215 7-in. 6/10/1899 Nibelungen march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0216 7-in. June 1899 The directorate Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0218 7-in. June 1899 Parson Ringtail’s wedding dance Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0219 7-in. 6/10/1899 Danza mexicana Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0220 7-in. 6/10/1899 Narcissus Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0222 7-in. June 1899 Overture : Finale Sousa's Band Band conductor  
(Results 76-100 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.

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

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