Albert Austin Harding
Albert Austin Harding (February 10, 1880 – December 3, 1958) was the first Director of Bands at the University of Illinois. He was also the first band director at an American university to hold a position of full professorship. The Harding Band Building, the first dedicated building for a University Band Department, was named for him.
His full-length portrait painted by Earl Bradbury in 1950 hangs in the Harding Band Building.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 10th, 1880, Died December 3rd, 1958
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925
Roles Represented in DAHR: director
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-33492||10-in.||10/31/1925||Illinois loyalty||Albert Austin Harding ; University of Illinois Military Band||Band||director|
|Victor||BVE-33493||10-in.||10/31/1925||Hail to the Orange||Albert Austin Harding ; University of Illinois Military Band||Band||director|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harding, Albert Austin," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106471.
Harding, Albert Austin. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106471.
"Harding, Albert Austin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.
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