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John Bennett

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bennett, John," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105936.

Bennett, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105936.

"Bennett, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105936

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