Edward E. Rice

Edward Everett Rice (December 21, 1847 – November 16, 1924) was an American musical composer and theater producer active during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, known primarily for being a pioneer of American musical theater and introducing to Broadway a musical by African-American writers and performers.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 21st, 1847 (Brighton), Died November 16th, 1924 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-8013 10-in. 5/28/1909 Googy-oo Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  


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Rice, Edward E.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104547.

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DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104547


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