Edgar Smith

Edgar McPhail Smith (1857–1938) was an American writer and lyricist for musicals in the early decades of the 20th century. He contributed to some 150 Broadway musicals.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Smith began his career as an actor, then turned to playwriting.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1857, Died March 8th, 1938

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 51 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 198 7-in. Before 1895 Swim out O'Grady Male vocalist (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Co.) Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 1864 7-in. 7/13/1898 How I love my Lu Roger Harding Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 1960 7-in. June 1898-Mar. 1899 Kiss me honey do S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 07 7-in. 4/15/1899 Kiss me honey do Len Spencer Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 08 7-in. 4/15/1899 How I love my Lou Len Spencer Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 030 7-in. 4/4/1899 Little old New York Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0360 7-in. 3/22/1899 Kiss me honey do Albert Campbell Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0465 7-in. 9/7/1899 Kiss me honey do S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0485 7-in. c. 1899 Kiss me honey do George J. Gaskin Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0672 7-in. 10/28/1899 Maud S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0676 7-in. 10/28/1899 Honey, you'se my turtle dove S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0774 7-in. 11/25/1899 My Josephine Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0889 7-in. 1/18/1900 My Josephine and popularity Metropolitan Orchestra Orchestra lyricist  
Berliner 0929 7-in. 1/30/1900 The colonel S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0987 7-in. 2/17/1900 The colonel Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]10 7-in. 6/29/1900 King Gilhooley Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]32 7-in. 5/22/1900 Kiss me, Honey, do S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]161 7-in. 7/20/1900 The colonel Arthur Collins Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]211 7-in. 9/21/1900 Kiss me Honey, do Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]219 7-in. 9/25/1900 Ma blushing Rosie Albert Campbell Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]517 7-in. 11/15/1900 My blushin' Rosie S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]708 7-in. 3/5/1901 Nothing doing! S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1073 7-in. 10/30/1901 The Pullman porters' ball S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1073 10-in. 10/30/1901 The Pullman porters' ball S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1077 7-in. 10/5/1901 When two little hearts are one S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 51 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Smith, Edgar," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103874.

Smith, Edgar. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103874.

"Smith, Edgar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103874

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