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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 151-175 of 1375 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 01171 7-in. 4/9/1900 The sun do move Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01172 7-in. Apr. 1900 Circus galop Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01173 7-in. Apr. 1900 Salome Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01174 7-in. Apr. 1899 Balscenen Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01175 7-in. 4/10/1900 Indian war dance Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01176 7-in. Apr. 1900 A dream of Wagner Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01178 7-in. 4/11/1900 The crack regiment Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01179 7-in. 4/14/1900 The blue bells of Scotland Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band Trombone solo, with band instrumentalist, trombone, arranger, conductor  
Berliner 01180 7-in. Apr. 1900 Love thoughts Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band Trombone solo, with band instrumentalist, trombone, composer  
Berliner 01181 7-in. Apr. 1900 Felice Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band Trombone solo, with band instrumentalist, trombone, conductor  
Berliner 01182 7-in. Apr. 1900 Fanny Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band Trombone solo, with band instrumentalist, trombone  
Berliner 01183 7-in. Apr. 1900 Werner’s farewell song Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band Trombone solo, with band instrumentalist, trombone, conductor  
Berliner 01184 7-in. Apr. 1900 Asleep in the deep Arthur Pryor ; Sousa's Band Trombone solo, with band instrumentalist, trombone  
Berliner 01185 7-in. Apr. 1900 The bride of the waves Herbert L. Clarke ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band conductor  
Berliner 01186 7-in. Apr. 1900 My love for you Herbert L. Clarke ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band conductor  
Berliner 01187 7-in. Apr. 1900 Souvenir of Naples Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band conductor  
Berliner 01188 7-in. Apr. 1900 Ah! ’twas a dream Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet solo, with band conductor  
Berliner 01189 7-in. Apr. 1900 The three solitaires Herbert L. Clarke ; Henry Higgins ; Walter B. Rogers ; Sousa's Band Cornet trio, with band conductor  
Berliner 01190 7-in. Apr. 1900 Eugene Onegin : Waltz Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01191 7-in. Apr. 1900 Waltz Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01192 7-in. Apr. 1900 Polonaise Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01193 7-in. Apr. 1900 Danse des paysans russes Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01194 7-in. Apr. 1900 Pixie’s dance Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01195 7-in. Apr. 1900 Echo des bastions Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01196 7-in. Apr. 1900 Bénédiction of the poignards Sousa's Band Band conductor  
(Results 151-175 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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