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David Braham

David Braham (1834 – April 11, 1905) was a London-born musical theatre composer most famous for his work with Edward Harrigan and Tony Hart. He has been called "the American Offenbach".

Birth and Death Data: Born 1834 (England)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Notes: Also listed as Dave Braham.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 1890 7-in. Sept. 1898 Widow Nolan’s goat John Terrell Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 1893 7-in. 10/22/1898 Such an education has my Mary Ann John Terrell Male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-10372 10-in. 5/23/1911 Clara Jenkins' tea Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11329 10-in. 12/5/1911 Paddy Duffy's cart American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11539 10-in. 2/1/1912 Down in Gossip Row Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-17214 12-in. 2/25/1916 Songs of the past, no. 10 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30053 10-in. 5/7/1924 Maggie Murphy's home Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35699 10-in. 6/17/1926 Maggie Murphy's home Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano and organ composer  
Victor PBVE-42077 10-in. 3/10/1928 My dad's dinner pail Harry K. McClintock Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BVE-43544 10-in. 4/9/1928 The market on Saturday night Fitzpatrick Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-43546 10-in. 4/9/1928 Mr. Dooley's geese Fitzpatrick Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-43547 10-in. 4/9/1928 Never take the horseshoe from the door Fitzpatrick Brothers Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-46049 10-in. 7/3/1928 Over the hills to the poorhouse Peg Moreland Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment) composer  
Victor BVE-46395 10-in. 12/17/1928 Dip me in the golden sea Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with violin, harmonica, and banjo composer  
Victor [Trial 1919-01-13-06] Not documented 1/13/1919 It showered again Capt. William Harrigan Male vocal solo, with piano and violin composer  
Columbia 19235 10-in. 2/10/1911 Poverty's tears ebb and flow Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick C1484-C1485 10-in. 1/14/1928 Over the hills to the poorhouse Edd Rice Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Edison 8817 10-in. 1/11/1923 The Charleston blues Kaplan's Melodists Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10596 10-in. 9/25/1925 Maggie Murphy's home Metropolitan Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Braham, David," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105374.

Braham, David. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105374.

"Braham, David." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105374

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