A. Baldwin Sloane
Alfred Baldwin Sloane (28 August 1872 Baltimore – 21 February 1925 Red Bank, New Jersey) was an American composer, considered the most prolific songwriter for Broadway musical comedies at the beginning of the 20th century.
His scores were first heard in amateur productions in Baltimore, where he grew up. When Sloane first moved to New York in 1890, he began interpolating melodies into others' scores and soon was invited to create his own. His biggest hit was "Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl," which Marie Dressler introduced in Tillie's Nightmare (1910), but none of his songs found enduring popularity.
He composed only rarely after 1912, but he did provide much of the music for the 1919 and 1920 Greenwich Village Follies. He wrote one of his musicals, Lady Teazle, for Lillian Russell when she was at the height of her national popularity. His last score, for the 1925 Broadway production China Rose, was in production at his death. China Rose had been produced in Boston, Christmas Eve, 1924.
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Birth and Death Data: Born 1873 (Baltimore), Died February 21, 1925
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1920
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 56 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||1925||7-in.||Before Apr. 1899||When you aint got no money, well you need'nt come 'round||John Terrell||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Berliner||017||7-in.||4/15/1899||When you aint got no money||Len Spencer||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Berliner||082||7-in.||4/22/1899||When you aint no money||Sousa's Band||Band||composer|
|Berliner||0520||7-in.||9/18/1899||You got to play rag time||United States Marine Band||Band||composer|
|Berliner||0784||7-in.||11/25/1899||When you ain't got no money, well you needn't come around||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Berliner||01000||7-in.||2/19/1900||He certainly was good to me||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Berliner||01148||7-in.||3/23/1900||The love lorn lily||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Berliner||01151||7-in.||3/30/1900||Ma tiger lily||Metropolitan Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Berliner||01291||7-in.||May 1900||Ma tiger lily||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]15||7-in.||1900||She knew a lobster when she saw one||Dan W. Quinn||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]51||7-in.||6/2/1900||Father, won't you speak to Sister Mary?||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]88||7-in.||6/11/1900||Lovelorn Lily||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]156||10-in.||2/2/1902||Ma tiger lily||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]156||7-in.||7/20/1900||Ma tiger lily||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]261||7-in.||11/22/1900||Ma tiger lily||Metropolitan Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]540||7-in.||11/24/1900||Ma rainbow coon||Arthur Collins ; Metropolitan Orchestra||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]774||7-in.||5/3/1901||The other page is missing||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]3075||10-in.||2/2/1901||My Tiger Lily||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]3317||10-in.||5/3/1901||The other page is missing||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||B-435||10-in.||9/21/1903||Lazy Bill||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||A-435||7-in.||9/21/1903||Lazy Bill||S. H. Dudley||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||C-1085||12-in.||3/9/1904||Sergeant Kitty : Selections||Arthur Pryor's Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-1085||10-in.||3/9/1904||Sergeant Kitty : Selections||Arthur Pryor's Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-1214||12-in.||4/13/1904||Love song||Corinne Morgan||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-1214||10-in.||4/13/1904||Love song||Corinne Morgan||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sloane, A. Baldwin," accessed March 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103805.
Sloane, A. Baldwin. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103805.
"Sloane, A. Baldwin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 March 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia: Alfred Baldwin Sloane
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LCNAR: Sloane, A. Baldwin (Alfred Baldwin), 1872-1926 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82116291
Wikidata: Alfred Baldwin Sloane - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q4722282
MusicBrainz: A. Baldwin Sloane - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/61e2954e-3b94-486a-8d3e-c8ea24e504ba
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