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Harry Archer

Harry Archer (February 21, 1888 – April 23, 1960) was an American composer and orchestra leader. He is best remembered for six Broadway shows from the 2nd and 3rd decades of the 20th-century, but also made several popular recordings in the 1920s for Brunswick Records.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 21st, 1888 (Creston), Died April 23rd, 1960

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, arranger, songwriter

Recordings (Results 126-134 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Vocalion E1935-E1937 10-in. 12/15/1925 Who? Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Vocalion E1938-E1940 10-in. 12/15/1925 Sunny Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Vocalion E1958-E1960 10-in. 12/21/1925 Who? Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Vocalion E1961-E1963 10-in. 12/21/1925 Sunny Harry Archer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Vocalion E2599-E2601 10-in. 3/9/1926 I don’t believe it, but say it again Vanderbilt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Vocalion E2602-E2604 10-in. 3/9/1926 Everything’s gonna be all right Vanderbilt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Vocalion E4202-E4204 10-in. 12/9/1926 Sunday Vanderbilt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Vocalion E4205-E4207 10-in. 12/9/1926 Sweet thing Vanderbilt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Vocalion 882W-884W 10-in. 6/19/1925 Desert isle Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 126-134 of 134 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Archer, Harry," accessed January 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001.

Archer, Harry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001.

"Archer, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105001

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