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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 176-200 of 1375 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 01197 7-in. Apr. 1900 A runaway girl : Selection Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01198 7-in. Apr. 1900 Lily bells Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01199 7-in. Apr. 1900 The mosquito parade Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01200 7-in. Apr. 1900 Listen to my tale of woe Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01201 7-in. Apr. 1900 Hula, hula cake-walk Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01202 7-in. Apr. 1900 The golden wedding Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01203 7-in. Apr. 1900 Peace forever Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01204 7-in. Apr. 1900 ’A frangesa march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01205 7-in. Apr. 1900 Cyrano de Bergerac : March Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01206 7-in. Apr. 1900 The ameer : March Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01207 7-in. Apr. 1900 The ameer : Selection Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Berliner 01208 7-in. Apr. 1900 Who dat say chicken in dis crowd? (Medley) Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]154 7-in. 7/19/1900 A coon band concert Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]154 10-in. 10/8/1902 A coon band concert Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]300 7-in. 10/1/1900 Hands across the sea Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]300 10-in. 1/3/1902 Hands across the sea Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]301 7-in. 10/4/1900 King Cotton march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]301 10-in. 1/3/1902 King Cotton march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]302 7-in. 10/4/1900 The charlatan : March Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]303 7-in. 10/2/1900 The bride elect Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]304 7-in. 10/4/1900 March from El capitan Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]304 10-in. 1/3/1902 March from El capitan Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]305 7-in. 10/1/1900 Mother Hubbard march Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]306 7-in. 10/2/1900 Stars and stripes forever Sousa's Band Band conductor  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]306 10-in. 4/2/1901 Stars and stripes forever Sousa's Band Band conductor  
(Results 176-200 of 1375 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pryor, Arthur," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103262.

Pryor, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103262.

"Pryor, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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