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||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||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||0222||7-in.||June 1899||Overture : Finale||Sousa's Band||Band||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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