Henry Creamer

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 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 252 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  
(Results 1-25 of 252 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Creamer, Henry," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106675.

Creamer, Henry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106675.

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