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Daniel Decatur Emmett

Daniel Decatur Emmett (October 29, 1815 – June 28, 1904) was an American songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the first troupe of the blackface minstrel tradition, the Virginia Minstrels.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 29, 1815 (Mount Vernon), Died June 28, 1904

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 54 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49020 10-in. 12/26/1928 Dixie Victor Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with band composer  
Victor BVE-51066 10-in. 3/28/1929 Dixie Ralph Crane Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-048774 10-in. 4/11/1940 Dixie Emile Coté ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with organ composer, lyricist  
Columbia 361 10-in. approximately 1901 Dixie Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 361 7-in. ca. 1901 Dixie Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 451 7-in. ca. 1901 Dixie Artists vary Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer, lyricist  
Columbia 451 10-in. approximately 1901 Dixie land Artists vary Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist, composer  
Columbia 1777 10-in. ca. Jan.-Apr. 1904 Dixie Harlan and Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra and fife and drum corps effect composer, lyricist  
Columbia 19732 10-in. 1/22/1912 Dixie Cecil Fanning Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 46968 10-in. 8/17/1916 Medley of patriotic airs Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 47062 10-in. 10/13/1916 Jordan am a hard road to travel Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra composer  
Columbia 47199 10-in. 11/29/1916 Southern medley Fred Van Eps Banjo solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77004 10-in. 4/23/1917 Dixie Broadway Quartette [i.e., Columbia Stellar Quartette] ; Edgar Stoddard Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 78277 10-in. 1/29/1919 Dixie Columbia Band Band composer  
Columbia 80827 10-in. 2/2/1923 Southern medley Harry Reser ; Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra composer  
Columbia 30370 12-in. ca. Jan.-July 1910 Dixie Kitty Cheatham ; Vess L. Ossman Female vocal solo, with banjo composer  
Columbia W143795 10-in. 3/29/1927 Dixie Clayton McMichen ; Riley Puckett ; Skillet Lickers ; Gid Tanner String band, with male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Columbia W147363 10-in. 10/31/1928 Dixie Red Mountain Trio Vocal and instrumental trio, with talking, whistling, and percussive effects composer  
Columbia 90054 10-in. approximately 1919 Old Dan Tucker Bentley Ball Male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-7582 10-in. Sept. 1920 Grand fantasia on Dixie Conway's Band Band composer  
OKeh W80462 10-in. 2/21/1927 Dixie Dixie Entertainers ; Earl Johnson Instrumental trio, with male vocal trio composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 5299 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Dixie Criterion Male Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 14399-14401 10-in. 12/5/1924 Dixie Criterion Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E29100 10-in. 1/12/1929 Dixie Brunswick Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Brunswick E34421 10-in. 9/18/1930 Dixie Kessinger Brothers Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet composer  
(Results 26-50 of 54 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Emmett, Daniel Decatur," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033.

Emmett, Daniel Decatur. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033.

"Emmett, Daniel Decatur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033

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