Robert Hood Bowers
Robert Hood Bowers (24 May 1877 - 29 December 1941) was an American composer, conductor and musical director of operettas and stage musicals, and a conductor and musical director for radio. He composed the musical scores for some of the most popular silent movies, including Aloma of the South Seas and A Daughter of the Gods.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 24, 1877 (Chambersburg), Died December 29, 1941 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1947
Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, organ, composer, conductor, director, arranger, celeste, lyricist, chimes
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 327 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-1666||10-in.||8/25/1904||My gasoline automobile||Frank Kernell [i.e., Samuel H. Dudley]||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||A-1666||7-in.||8/25/1904||My gasoline automobile||Frank Kernell [i.e., Samuel H. Dudley]||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||A-1679||7-in.||9/8/1904||Oh gee! It's great to be crazy||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-1679||10-in.||9/8/1904||Oh gee! It's great to be crazy||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-2143||10-in.||1/13/1905||The maid and the mummy : Selections||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-3425||10-in.||5/31/1906||The little chauffeur||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-3857||12-in.||10/8/1906||Somewhere in the world there's a little girl for me||Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough||Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-16536||12-in.||9/23/1915||Miss Vixen||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-23017||10-in.||6/18/1919||Chinese lullaby||Olive Kline||Female vocal solo, with harp and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23391||10-in.||12/20/1919||A Chinese lullaby||Paul Biese’s Novelty Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-23941||10-in.||4/16/1920||The moon shines on the moonshine||Sidney Phillips||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40528||10-in.||10/31/1927||Aloma||Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-50961||10-in.||3/21/1929||Chinese lullaby||Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-51955||10-in.||5/1/1929||Aloma||Motion Picture Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||D7VB-1987||10-in.||11/5/1947||Chinese lullaby||Herbie Fields ; Herbie Fields Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1928-05-04-03]||10-in.||5/4/1928||Chinese flower||Paulo Gruppe||Cello solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||3431||10-in.||between January and June 1906||The little chauffeur||Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||47355||10-in.||2/5/1917||In the sweet bye and bye||Columbia Stellar Quartette||Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied||arranger|
|Columbia||77349||10-in.||9/18/1917||Medley of Christmas carols||Columbia Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||arranger|
|Columbia||77350||10-in.||9/18/1917||Medley of Christmas carols||Columbia Quartette||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||arranger|
|Columbia||77736||10-in.||3/26/1918||Your guiding star and mine||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||78028||10-in.||8/28/1918||Memories of Christmas||Prince's Orchestra||Orchestra, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet||composer, arranger|
|Columbia||78029||10-in.||8/28/1918||Memories of Christmas||Prince's Orchestra||Orchestra, with female vocal solo and male vocal quartet||composer, arranger|
|Columbia||78245||10-in.||1/3/1919||Memories of Easter||Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Marie Morrisey||Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||78246||10-in.||1/3/1919||Memories of Easter||Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Marie Morrisey||Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bowers, Robert Hood," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.
Bowers, Robert Hood. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.
"Bowers, Robert Hood." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 February 2023.
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