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.
|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|
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.
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