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J. G. Holland

Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb. He helped to found and edit Scribner's Monthly (afterwards the Century Magazine), in which appeared his novels, Arthur Bonnicastle, The Story of Sevenoaks, Nicholas Minturn. In poetry he wrote "Bitter-Sweet" (1858), "Kathrina", the lyrics to the Methodist hymn "There's a Song in the Air", and many others.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1819 (United States of America), Died October 12, 1881 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1917

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16874 10-in. 12/9/1915 Bible reading : Luke 2 Harry E. Humphrey Recitation author  
Victor C-19129 12-in. 1/25/1917 The landing of the Pilgrim fathers William Sterling Battis Recitation author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Holland, J. G.," accessed May 26, 2024,

Holland, J. G.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 26, 2024, from

"Holland, J. G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 26 May 2024.

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