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Clarence Cameron White

Clarence Cameron White (August 10, 1880 – June 30, 1960) was an African-American neoromantic composer and concert violinist. Dramatic works by the composer were his best-known, such as the incidental music for the play Tambour and the opera Ouanga. During the first decades of the twentieth century, White was considered the foremost violinist of his race. He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 10th, 1880 (Clarksville), Died June 30th, 1960 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: director, composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22867 10-in. 5/21/1919 Nobody knows de trouble I've seen Fritz Kreisler Violin solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-51948 12-in. 4/30/1929 Cabin song Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor MS-75880 16-in. 6/22/1933 Beauty that endures. Program 15 Palmer John Clark ; Jean Paul King ; Charles Sears ; The Wessel Company Radio transcription disc : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and recitation composer  
Victor MS-75881 16-in. 6/22/1933 Beauty that endures. Program 16 Palmer John Clark ; Jean Paul King ; Charles Sears ; The Wessel Company Radio transcription disc : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and recitation composer  
Brunswick E15703-E15704 10-in. 5/9/1925 Nobody knows de trouble I've seen André Benoist ; Albert Spalding Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick C6071 10-in. Sept. 1930 Walk in Jerusalem just like John World Famous Williams Jubilee Singers Male vocal ensemble composer  
Brunswick E21556-E21557 10-in. 2/21/1927 I'm so glad trouble don't last always West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus arranger, director  
Brunswick E21558-E21559 10-in. 2/21/1927 Blow, Gabriel, blow West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus director, arranger  
Brunswick E21560-E21561 10-in. 2/21/1927 Peter on the sea West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus director, arranger  
Brunswick E21562-E21563 10-in. 2/21/1927 I know I have another building West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus director, arranger  
Brunswick E21564-E21565 10-in. 2/21/1927 Shout all over God's heab'n West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus director, arranger  
Brunswick E21566-E21567 10-in. 2/21/1927 Ezekial saw de wheel West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus director, arranger  
Brunswick E21568-E21569 10-in. 2/21/1927 Walk in Jerusalem just like John West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus director, arranger  
Brunswick E21570-E21571 10-in. 2/21/1927 Oh! Mary don't you weep West Virginia Collegiate Institute Glee Club Male vocal chorus director, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "White, Clarence Cameron," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105792.

White, Clarence Cameron. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105792.

"White, Clarence Cameron." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105792

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