Henry Sterling Creamer (June 21, 1879 – October 14, 1930) was a popular song lyricist and theater producer. He was born in Richmond, Virginia and died in New York. He co-wrote many popular songs in the years from 1900 to 1929, often collaborating with Turner Layton, with whom he also appeared in vaudeville. He was African American.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 21, 1879 (Richmond), Died October 14, 1930 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1947
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 251 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-8016||12-in.||5/28/1909||That's the doctor, Bill||Ed Morton||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-8078||10-in.||6/28/1909||That's a plenty||Arthur Collins||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-8726||10-in.||3/21/1910||Dear old moonlight||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied||lyricist|
|Victor||B-9512||10-in.||10/5/1910||Don't make me laugh, Bill||Ed Morton||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-9556||10-in.||10/12/1910||Sweetness||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-11904||10-in.||4/23/1912||Adopted child||Bob Roberts||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-12324||10-in.||9/3/1912||I've got the finest man||Ada Jones||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-19381||10-in.||3/16/1917||That cute little wigglin' dance||American Quartet ; Marion Harris||Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-20067||10-in.||6/20/1917||Sweet Emalina, my gal||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with xylophone and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-20564||10-in.||9/17/1917||That's it||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-21243||10-in.||12/6/1917||Everybody's crazy 'bout the doggone blues, but I'm happy||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22071||10-in.||7/26/1918||Good-bye Alexander||Phil Baker ; Ben Bernie||Violin and accordion duet||composer|
|Victor||B-22159||10-in.||7/15/1918||Goodbye Alexander, goodbye honey boy||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22160||10-in.||7/15/1918||After you've gone||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22196||10-in.||8/7/1918||I'm waiting for you, Liza Jane||Collins and Harlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22335||10-in.||12/3/1918||Sweet 'n' pretty||All Star Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||B-22490||10-in.||12/30/1918||I'm waiting for you, 'Liza Jane||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22592||10-in.||2/19/1919||Oh, Lawdy (Something's done got between Ebecaneezer and me)||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with xylophone and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22626||10-in.||3/13/1919||When shadows softly come and go||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22659||10-in.||3/27/1919||When the shadows softly come and go||Lillian Rosedale Goodman ; Vivian Holt||Female vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-22727||10-in.||3/18/1919||Mary Ann||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-24810||10-in.||12/30/1920||Sweet mamma (Papa's getting mad)||Original Dixieland Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25517||10-in.||8/16/1921||I'm nobody's gal||Aileen Stanley||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25528||10-in.||8/22/1921||Strut Miss Lizzie||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-25791||10-in.||12/5/1921||Dear old Southland||Elliott Shaw||Male vocal solo, with mandolin and orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Creamer, Henry," accessed October 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106675.
Creamer, Henry. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106675.
"Creamer, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 October 2023.
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