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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 101-125 of 1375 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 0223 7-in. 6/8/1899 Little flatterer Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0224 7-in. June 1899 Dance of the sprites Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0225 7-in. 6/8/1899 La czarine Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0226 7-in. 6/9/1899 Songs of Scotland Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0227 7-in. 6/9/1899 Star spangled banner Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0228 7-in. 6/9/1899 The stars and stripes forever Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0229 7-in. 6/6/1899 Bride elect march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0230 7-in. 6/8/1899 El capitan Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0231 7-in. June 1899 King Cotton Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0236 7-in. 6/8/1899 Gladiator march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0237 7-in. June 1899 The march king Sousa's Band Band composer, conductor  
Berliner 0238 7-in. 6/8/1899 Wedding march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0239 7-in. 6/9/1899 The meeting of the blue and the gray Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0240 7-in. 6/8/1899 Handicap march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0241 7-in. June 1899 Scorcher Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0243 7-in. 6/8/1899 The serenade : Waltz Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0244 7-in. 6/6/1899 The Phroso waltzes Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0246 7-in. 6/6/1899 The blue Danube waltz Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0247 7-in. June 1899 At a Georgia campmeeting Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 0261 7-in. 6/13/1899 Just one girl Arthur Pryor Trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone, conductor  
Berliner 0262 7-in. 6/12/1899 Because Arthur Pryor Trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Berliner 0263 7-in. June 1899 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Arthur Pryor Trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Berliner 0264 7-in. 6/12/1899 Sweet, sweet love Arthur Pryor Trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Berliner 0265 7-in. June 1899 The dying poet Arthur Pryor Trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone  
Berliner 0266 7-in. 6/14/1899 My queen Irene Arthur Pryor Trombone solo instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 101-125 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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