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J. W. Elliott

James William Elliott (J.W. Elliott) (1833–1915) was an English collector of nursery rhymes. Together with George Dalziel and Edward Dalziel who did the engraving he published "Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Songs Set to Music" in the 1870.

He is cited as the author of the hymn tune "Church Triumphant" which is used to sing "I know that my Redeemer lives"

Birth and Death Data: Born 1833, Died 1915

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10166 10-in. 4/11/1911 Mother Goose songs Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-10242 10-in. 4/28/1911 Mother Goose rhymes, no. 2 Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-16630 10-in. 10/8/1915 Sing a song of sixpence Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19359 10-in. 3/12/1917 Pull a cherry Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with piano and violin composer  
Victor BVE-36172 10-in. 9/10/1926 Hey diddle diddle Erva Giles Female vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BVE-37463 10-in. 3/31/1927 Diddle diddle dumpling Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BVE-38909 10-in. 3/31/1927 Sing a song of sixpence Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BVE-57933 10-in. 12/19/1929 The child and the star Ruth Rodgers Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BRC-69997 10-in. 7/1/1931 Baa, baa black Sheep Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BRC-70107 10-in. 7/1/1931 Sing a song of sixpence Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 36986 12-in. 6/6/1914 Song of Hybrias the Cretan Miles R. Bracewell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4208 10-in. 10/20/1915 Song of Hybrias the Cretan T. Foster Why Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elliott, J. W.," accessed February 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105886.

Elliott, J. W.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105886.

"Elliott, J. W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105886

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