John Bennett (May 14, 1865 – December 28, 1956) was an American author who is best known for children's books he wrote and illustrated himself. Some of these are anthologies of stories based on black folk tales, especially those drawn from Gullah culture. He is considered a leading figure of the Charleston Renaissance
Birth and Death Data: Born May 14th, 1865 (Chillicothe), Died December 28th, 1956 (Charleston)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-17866||10-in.||6/15/1916||To-day||Elsie Baker||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-26555||10-in.||6/29/1922||A hundred years from now||Elsie Baker||Contralto vocal solo, with violin and orchestra||author|
|Columbia||46272||10-in.||12/14/1915||A hundred years from now||Pearl Burch Selby||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Columbia||47321||10-in.||1/27/1917||A hundred years from now||James Harrod||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Columbia||48655||12-in.||3/24/1916||Today||Morgan Kingston||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|OKeh||280||10-in.||ca. July 1918||The skylark's song||Dudley Buck||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Brunswick||[Br (U.K.) cat 180-a]||10-in.||May 1928||A hundred years from now||Alice Morley||Female vocal solo, with piano||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bennett, John," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105936.
Bennett, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105936.
"Bennett, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.
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