Lieutenant Gitz Rice (May 5, 1891 – October 16, 1947) was a Canadian service member and entertainer, best known for creating various World War I war songs popular among both troops and civilians.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 5, 1891 (New Glasgow), Died October 16, 1947 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist, lyricist, songwriter, speaker
Notes: Name appears in Victor ledgers as Lieut. Gitz-Rice. See biography at http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/gramophone/m2-1027-e.html.
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 26-48 of 48 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||78168||10-in.||10/29/1918||Dear old pal of mine||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||78196||10-in.||12/11/1918||Dear old pal of mine||Oscar Seagle||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||78214||10-in.||12/19/1918||I think I'll wait until they all come home||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||78323||10-in.||2/26/1919||Take me back to the land of promise||Gitz Rice||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, vocalist|
|Columbia||78324||10-in.||2/26/1919||A song of Canada||Gitz Rice||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist|
|Columbia||78389||10-in.||4/12/1919||Dear old pal of mine||Samuel Chotzinoff ; Sascha Jacobsen||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||78447||10-in.||5/24/1919||Dear old pal of mine||Columbia Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||78818||10-in.||11/19/1919||Mother, I love you||Fred Hughes||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||78978||10-in.||2/17/1920||Mother, I love you||Tandy MacKenzie||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||79060||10-in.||3/19/1920||Mother (I love you)||Charles Hackett||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||79196||10-in.||5/20/1920||Dear old pal of mine||Charles Hackett||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||49383||12-in.||4/27/1918||Just like Washington crossed the Delaware||Prince's Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||W145097||10-in.||11/3/1927||Dear old pal of mine||Kenny Sargent||Male vocal solo, with violin and piano||composer|
|Columbia||75989||12-in.||approximately August 1917||Conscientious objector||Alfred Lester||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||75996||12-in.||approximately August 1917||The D.S.O. and V.A.D.||Alfred Lester||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||76763||12-in.||approximately 1/20/1920||Dear old pal of mine||Tom Burke ; Hamilton Harty ; London Symphony Orchestra||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||87341||10-in.||approximately May 1921||Coeur blessé||Hector Pellerin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|OKeh||387||10-in.||ca. Oct. 1918||Dear old pal of mine||George Lambert||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||[Br cat 5238-a]||10-in.||approximately June 1918||We stopped them at the Marne||Arthur Fields||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist, composer|
|Edison||6138||10-in.||Apr. 1918||We stopped them at the Marne||Premier Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||6349||10-in.||9/5/1918||Dear old pal of mine||Thomas Chalmers||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||7774||10-in.||2/2/1921||Coeur blessé||Hector Pellerin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Vocalion||[Vo cat 5133-a]||10-in.||approximately Oct. 1923||Dear old pal of mine||Sam Moore ; Roy Smeck||Guitar and handsaw||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rice, Gitz," accessed September 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106647.
Rice, Gitz. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106647.
"Rice, Gitz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 September 2023.
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