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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 December 29th, 1941 (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 301-325 of 326 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 98393 12-in. 9/13/1927 Madame Butterfly Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98394 12-in. 9/13/1927 Madame Butterfly Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98395 12-in. 9/14/1927 Faust : Selection Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98396 12-in. 9/14/1927 Faust : Selection Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98397 12-in. 9/16/1927 Medley of Christmas hymns Columbia Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus arranger  
Columbia 98398 12-in. 9/16/1927 Medley of Christmas hymns Columbia Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus arranger  
Columbia 98471 12-in. 2/21/1928 March of the toys Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98472 12-in. 2/21/1928 Pan Americana Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98571 12-in. 9/12/1928 Karma Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98572 12-in. 9/12/1928 Karma Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98573 12-in. 9/13/1928 Karma Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98574 12-in. 9/13/1928 Karma Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98590 12-in. 9/22/1928 Karma Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98592 12-in. 9/24/1928 Karma Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 91125 10-in. between 1918 and 1924 That Wilson chum of mine Elizabeth Leopold Baker ; Robert Hood Bowers Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
OKeh S-7398 10-in. Apr. 1920 The moon shines on the moonshine Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 80032 10-in. 5/7/1926 Aloma Bruce Wallace Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh [OK cat 4870-b] 10-in. Apr.-May 1923 Honolulu honeymoon Virginia Burt Female vocal solo composer  
Brunswick 12375-12377 10-in. 1/24/1924 Somewhere in the world Theo Karle Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 172-b] 10-in. Apr. 1928 Chinese lullaby Fred Elizalde Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E18031½-E18032 10-in. 2/20/1926 Chinese flower Elizabeth Lennox Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E21136-E21137 10-in. 1/7/1927 Carry thy burden to Jesus Homer A. Rodeheaver Male vocal solo, with violin and organ composer  
Edison 7332 10-in. 4/29/1920 The moon shines on the moonshine Al Bernard ; Ernest Hare Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8994 10-in. 5/24/1923 Th' breath of an Irish smile Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10472 10-in. 6/26/1925 Aloma Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 301-325 of 326 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bowers, Robert Hood," accessed May 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

Bowers, Robert Hood. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

"Bowers, Robert Hood." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 May 2021.

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