James Sanderson (or Saunderson1769–c.1841) was an English musician, now remembered as a songwriter. The tune for "Hail to the Chief", the presidential anthem of the United States, is attributed to him, taken from a Scottish Gaelic melody.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1769 (Workington), Died 1841
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1926
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-15614||12-in.||1/21/1915||Hail to the chief||Victor Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with bagpipes||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35491||10-in.||6/15/1926||Hail to the chief||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sanderson, James," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103934.
Sanderson, James. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103934.
"Sanderson, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.
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