George V. Hobart
George Vere Hobart (1867 – 1926) was a Canadian-American humorist who authored more than 50 musical comedy librettos and plays as well as novels and songs. At the time of his death, Hobart was "one of America's most popular humorists and playwrights". Hobart gained initial national fame for the "Dinkelspiel" letters, a weekly satirical column written in a German-American dialect. The Library of Congress includes several of his songs in the National Jukebox.
Hobart also wrote under the pseudonym Hugh McHugh. Many of his works were adapted into films.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 16, 1867 (Cape Breton Island), Died January 31, 1926
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1921
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||01148||7-in.||3/23/1900||The love lorn lily||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]88||7-in.||6/11/1900||Lovelorn Lily||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||A-463||7-in.||9/29/1903||By the sycamore tree||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||B-463||10-in.||9/29/1903||By the sycamore tree||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||B-1757||10-in.||10/11/1904||By the sycamore tree||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-2426||10-in.||3/29/1905||By the old oak tree||Corinne Morgan ; Frank C. Stanley||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-2875||10-in.||11/9/1905||Don't be what you ain't||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-6640||10-in.||12/3/1908||Arab love song||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||B-8128||10-in.||7/21/1909||Mister Othello||Ada Jones||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-9308||10-in.||7/11/1910||The top o' the morning||Blanche Ring||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-9309||10-in.||7/11/1910||Louisiana 'Lizabeth||Blanche Ring||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-9528||10-in.||10/10/1910||Alma||Harry Anthony ; Inez Barbour||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-10232||10-in.||4/26/1911||Don't be what you ain't||Lilian Homesley||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-11536||10-in.||1/31/1912||Mah honey love||Marguerite Dunlap||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-13174||10-in.||4/21/1913||Sleep time, ma honey||Lyric Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-13838||10-in.||9/22/1913||New York, what's the matter with you?||Nat M. Wills||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||C-14936||12-in.||6/4/1914||Gems from Follies of 1914||Victor Light Opera Company||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25544||10-in.||9/1/1921||My dear old chum||Elliott Shaw||Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||1617||7-in.||ca. 1903-Oct. 1905||By the sycamore tree||Bob Roberts||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||1617||10-in.||ca. 1903||By the sycamore tree||Bob Roberts||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||1693||10-in.||ca. 1903||By the sycamore tree||Columbia Band||Band, with vocal chorus||lyricist|
|Columbia||1909||7-in.||ca. 1904-Oct. 1905||By the old oak tree||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||1909||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Nov. 1904||By the old oak tree||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||3067||10-in.||ca. 1904-Feb. 1905||Soldier boy||Harlan and Stanley||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||3074||7-in.||ca. Jan.-Apr. 1905||By the old oak tree||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hobart, George V.," accessed December 6, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106193.
Hobart, George V.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106193.
"Hobart, George V.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 6 December 2022.
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