Samuel Arnold (10 August 1740 – 22 October 1802) was an English composer and organist.
Arnold was born in London (his mother is said to have been Princess Amelia; his father was Thomas Arnold. He began writing music for the theatre in about 1764. A few years later he became director of music at the Marylebone Gardens, for which much of his popular music was written. In 1777 he went to work for George Colman the Elder at the Little Theatre, Haymarket. In 1783 he became organist at the Chapel Royal, and in 1793 he became organist at Westminster Abbey, where he was eventually buried.
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Birth and Death Data: Born August 10, 1740 (London), Died October 22, 1802 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger, lyricist
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-1265||10-in.||4/26/1904||The star spangled banner||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||arranger|
|Victor||A-1265||7-in.||4/26/1904||The star spangled banner||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||E-1265||8-in.||3/27/1906||The star spangled banner||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-1265||10-in.||6/15/1926||The star spangled banner||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||arranger|
|Victor||B-1808||10-in.||10/18/1904||The star spangled banner||Garde Républicaine Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-1907||10-in.||11/7/1904||The star spangled banner||Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||E-1907||8-in.||2/13/1906||The star spangled banner||Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-1907||12-in.||11/7/1904||The star spangled banner||Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-4833||12-in.||9/24/1907||The star spangled banner||Ellen Beach Yaw||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-8272||10-in.||5/25/1916||Star spangled banner||Geraldine Farrar||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-20332||10-in.||7/10/1917||The star spangled banner||Louise Homer||Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-21944||12-in.||6/4/1918||The star spangled banner||Wilfred Glenn||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-22193||10-in.||8/5/1918||Star spangled banner||František A. Pangrác||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-24753||10-in.||12/24/1920||Star spangled banner||Teatro alla Scala Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BS-023914||10-in.||6/27/1938||The star spangled banner||Boston Pops Orchestra ; Arthur Fiedler||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BS-035320||10-in.||3/21/1939||The star spangled banner||Kate Smith||Female vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BS-048770||10-in.||4/11/1940||The star spangled banner||Emile Coté ; Victor Mixed Chorus||Mixed vocal chorus, with organ||composer|
|Columbia||46670||10-in.||3/30/1916||Flow thou regal purple stream||Louis Graveure||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||lyricist, composer|
|Columbia||W148740||10-in.||6/20/1929||The star spangled banner||Columbia Band||Band, with male vocal quartet||composer|
|Columbia||W149471||10-in.||11/6/1929||Flow thou regal purple stream||Alexander J. Kisselburgh||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist, composer|
|Edison||3083||10-in.||6/5/1914||The star spangled banner||Thomas Chalmers||Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||5578||10-in.||5/22/1917||The star spangled banner||Anna Case||Soprano vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arnold, Samuel," accessed May 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103327.
Arnold, Samuel. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103327.
"Arnold, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 May 2023.
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LCNAR: Arnold, Samuel, 1740-1802 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81124857
Wikidata: Samuel Arnold (composer) - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1379741
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