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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 24th, 1877 (Chambersburg), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, organ, composer, conductor, director, arranger, celeste, lyricist, chimes

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W144849 10-in. 10/11/1927 Play-ground in the sky Jane Gray Female vocal solo, with clarinet and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144894 10-in. 10/24/1927 I thought I'd die Al Herman Comic monologue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144895 10-in. 10/24/1927 I thought I'd die Al Herman Comic monologue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144912 10-in. 10/26/1927 Our American girl Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, piano, and whistling instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144913 10-in. 10/26/1927 The whole world is waiting (For dreams to come true) Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, piano, and whistling instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144975 10-in. 11/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144976 10-in. 11/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145450 10-in. 12/29/1927 The sidewalks of New York Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145451 10-in. 12/29/1927 On the banks of the Wabash far away Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145547 10-in. 1/20/1928 Al fresco Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145548 10-in. 1/20/1928 Love in idleness Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia W145607 10-in. 2/4/1928 The lonesome road Tommy Weir Male vocal solo, with violin, alto saxophone, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145608 10-in. 2/4/1928 I'd rather be lonesome without you (Than have you unhappy with me) Tommy Weir Male vocal solo, with violin, alto saxophone, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145613 10-in. 2/6/1928 Badinage Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia W145639 10-in. 2/14/1928 Sunshine Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with violin, alto saxophone, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145640 10-in. 2/14/1928 (I'm cryin' 'cause I know I'm) Losing you Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with violin, alto saxophone, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145660 10-in. 2/21/1928 Polly wolly doodle Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145661 10-in. 2/21/1928 Push dem clouds away Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145790 10-in. 3/21/1928 Blest be the tie that binds Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W145791 10-in. 3/21/1928 Jesus, lover of my soul Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W145792 10-in. 3/21/1928 Asleep in Jesus Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W145793 10-in. 3/21/1928 Beyond the smiling and the weeping Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W145889 10-in. 3/28/1928 Little wheel a-turnin' in my heart Edna Thomas Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145890 10-in. 3/28/1928 Were you dere? Edna Thomas Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145891 10-in. 3/28/1928 My old Kentucky home Edna Thomas Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 226-250 of 325 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bowers, Robert Hood," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

Bowers, Robert Hood. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

"Bowers, Robert Hood." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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