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Gustave Kerker

Gustave Adolph Kerker (February 28, 1857 – June 29, 1923) was a German-born composer and conductor who spent most of his life in the US. He became a musical director for Broadway theatre productions and wrote the music for a series of operettas and musicals produced on Broadway and in the West End. His most famous musical was The Belle of New York.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 28th, 1857 (Herford), Died June 29th, 1923 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1911

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 549 7-in. 11/16/1896 Baby George J. Gaskin Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 565 7-in. Apr. 1898 Baby Annie Carter Female vocal solo composer  
Berliner 1737 7-in. 6/26/1897 Ikey Eisenstein Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 0431 7-in. 8/8/1899 My Sunday girl S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 0793 7-in. 12/8/1899 When we are married Florence Hayward ; Harry Macdonough Female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]27 7-in. 5/22/1900 My Sunday girl S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]378 7-in. 10/5/1900 Selection from The belle of New York Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]378 10-in. 4/4/1901 Selection from The belle of New York Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]770 7-in. 5/3/1901 Susie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]770 10-in. 5/3/1901 Susie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]904 7-in. 7/10/1901 When we are married Harry Macdonough ; Grace Spencer Female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]904 10-in. 4/16/1902 When we are married Harry Macdonough ; Grace Spencer Female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3236 10-in. 4/3/1901 Selection from Belle of New York Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3313 10-in. 5/3/1901 Susie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo composer  
Victor A-910 7-in. 1/13/1904 I love you only Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-910 10-in. 1/13/1904 I love you only Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-4446 10-in. 4/29/1907 It's nice to have a sweetheart Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-4446 8-in. 4/29/1907 It's nice to have a sweetheart Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6620 10-in. 11/27/1908 Very well, then! Ralph Herz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-8872 12-in. 4/20/1910 Belle of New York selection Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor C-10393 12-in. 6/5/1911 Gems from The belle of New York Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 279 7-in. ca. 1901-Sept. 1902 Susie Artists vary Orchestra composer  
Columbia 279 10-in. ca. 1901 Susie Artists vary Orchestra composer  
Columbia 785 7-in. ca. 1902 The purity brigade and gay Parisienne Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 785 10-in. ca. 1902 The purity brigade Columbia Band Band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kerker, Gustave," accessed September 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103861.

Kerker, Gustave. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103861.

"Kerker, Gustave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103861

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