Francis Barry Byrne

Francis Barry Byrne (19 December 1883 – 18 December 1967) was initially a member of the group of architects known as the Prairie School. After the demise of the Prairie School about 1914 to 1916, Byrne continued as a successful architect by developing his own personal style.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1883 (Chicago), Died 1967 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22588 10-in. 2/14/1919 How are you goin' to wet your whistle? Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81729 10-in. 4/25/1924 How are you goin' to wet your whistle? Ernest Errott Thompson Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica songwriter  


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