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Grantland Rice

Henry Grantland Rice (November 1, 1880 – July 13, 1954) was an early 20th-century American sportswriter known for his elegant prose. His writing was published in newspapers around the country and broadcast on the radio.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 1st, 1880 (Murfreesboro), Died July 13th, 1954 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-58566 10-in. 2/11/1930 Donald the dub Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-58567 10-in. 2/11/1930 And then he took up golf Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor CVE-59836 12-in. 3/19/1930 Interview between Grantland Rice and Ty Cobb [Part 1] Coca Cola Topnotchers Radio broadcast : Dialogue speaker  
Victor CVE-59837 12-in. 3/19/1930 Interview between Grantland Rice and Ty Cobb [Part 2] Coca Cola Topnotchers Radio broadcast : Dialogue speaker  
Victor CVE-67721 12-in. 12/17/1930 Coca Cola radio program Graham McNamee ; Grantland Rice Promotional talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor CVE-67722 12-in. 12/17/1930 Coca Cola radio program Leonard W. Joy ; Graham McNamee ; Grantland Rice ; Robert T. Woodruff Promotional talk, with dubbed recording speaker  
Victor LBRC-70138 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 7/30/1931 Join the Victor artists' party Victor Arden ; Frank Crumit ; Phil Ohman ; The Revelers ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Demonstration record : Orchestra, vocalists, and speaker lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rice, Grantland," accessed October 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106706.

Rice, Grantland. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106706.

"Rice, Grantland." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106706

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