Percy E. Fletcher

Percy Eastman Fletcher (12 December 1879 – 10 September 1932) was a British composer of classical music best known today for his brass and military band music. He also worked as a highly successful musical director at London theatres.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 12, 1879 (Derby), Died December 10, 1932 (Virginia Water)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11374 10-in. 12/14/1911 Intermezzo march Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor BVE-50960 10-in. 3/21/1929 Pearl o' mine Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-62313 10-in. 5/27/1930 Kashmiri song Connecticut Yankees Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Columbia 79513 10-in. 11/11/1920 The Chinaman's song Prince's Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 74322 12-in. 8/26/1921 Cairo, selection, part 1 Percy E. Fletcher ; His Majesty’s Theatre Orchestra (London, England) Orchestra conductor, composer  
Columbia 74323 12-in. 8/26/1921 Cairo, selection, part 2 Percy E. Fletcher ; His Majesty’s Theatre Orchestra (London, England) Orchestra conductor, composer  
Columbia 74324 12-in. 8/26/1921 Cairo : Valse Percy E. Fletcher ; His Majesty’s Theatre Orchestra (London, England) Orchestra conductor, composer  
Columbia 74325 12-in. 8/26/1921 Cairo : Chinese dance; Procession; Bacchanale Percy E. Fletcher ; His Majesty’s Theatre Orchestra (London, England) Orchestra conductor, composer  
Gramophone 0EA7397 10-in. 3/17/1939 Demoiselle chic : Intermezzo Clifford Greenwood ; London Palladium Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Gramophone Cc7642 12-in. 1/7/1926 Ballet égyptien Percy E. Fletcher ; New Light Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc7643 12-in. 1/7/1926 Ballet égyptien Percy E. Fletcher ; New Light Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc7644 12-in. 1/7/1926 Ballet égyptien Percy E. Fletcher ; New Light Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Gramophone Cc7645 12-in. 1/7/1926 Ballet égyptien Percy E. Fletcher ; New Light Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia (U.K.) WLX1057 12-in. 6/12/1929 Woodland pictures Orchestre Symphonique de Lutetia Wagram Instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fletcher, Percy E.," accessed May 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104553.

Fletcher, Percy E.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104553.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104553

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