Robert Armbruster

John Robert Sommers Armbruster (October 9, 1897 – June 20, 1994) was an American composer, conductor, pianist and songwriter. He also recorded piano rolls under the pseudonyms of Henri Bergman, Edwin Gabriel, Robert Romayne, and Robert Summers.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 9, 1896 (Philadelphia), Died June 20, 1994 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-77654 10-in. 9/13/1933 Quartet for prosperous love children Four Prominent So and Sos Male vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-77655 10-in. 9/13/1933 Quartet for prosperous love children Four Prominent So and Sos Male vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor [Trial 1927-04-20-07] 10-in. 4/20/1927 Smilin' through Grace Thomas Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Armbruster, Robert," accessed May 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106518.

Armbruster, Robert. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106518.

"Armbruster, Robert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106518

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