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 1st, 1867 (Cape Breton Island), Died January 1st, 1926
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1921
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
Recordings (Results 26-30 of 30 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||3975||10-in.||ca. 1908||Arab love song||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo and chorus, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||4161||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Oct. 1909||Sleep time, mah honey||Carroll Clark||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||19574||10-in.||9/26/1911||Alma||Truly Shattuck||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||19575||10-in.||9/26/1911||Sail home||Truly Shattuck||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||31896||10-in.||approximately 1913||Hello, honey||Fanny Brice||Female vocal solo||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hobart, George V.," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106193.
Hobart, George V.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106193.
"Hobart, George V.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.
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