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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 26-50 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 78510 10-in. 6/19/1919 Chinese lullaby Marie Morrisey Female vocal solo, with harp composer, lyricist  
Columbia 78511 10-in. 6/19/1919 Chinese lullaby Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer, director  
Columbia 78605 10-in. 7/28/1919 A possum supper at the Darktown Church American Quartet ; Cal Stewart Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia 78606 10-in. 7/28/1919 The sunday school picnic at Pumpkin Center American Quartet ; Cal Stewart Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia 78646 10-in. 9/13/1919 The kiddies Christmas frolic Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer, director  
Columbia 78647 10-in. 9/13/1919 The kiddies Christmas frolic Columbia Orchestra Orchestra composer, director  
Columbia 78671 10-in. 9/17/1919 Chinese lullaby Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78833 10-in. 12/1/1919 The moon shines on the moonshine Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79011 10-in. 3/2/1920 The moon shines on the moonshine Hazay Natzy Biltmore Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79086 10-in. 3/28/1920 The moon shines on the moonshine Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 79103 10-in. 4/7/1920 Fourth of July, 1880 Columbia Band Band composer, director  
Columbia 79106 10-in. 4/7/1920 Fourth of July, 1920 Columbia Band Band composer, director  
Columbia 79146 10-in. 4/28/1920 Rose of Chile Lanin’s Roseland Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79164 10-in. 5/6/1920 Get up Bert Williams Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79180 10-in. 5/17/1920 Oh! My goodness Yerkes Saxophone Quartet Saxophone quartet composer  
Columbia 79359 10-in. 7/29/1920 Ye olden Yuletide hymns Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra arranger  
Columbia 79360 10-in. 7/29/1920 Ye olden Yuletide hymns Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra arranger  
Columbia 79370 10-in. 8/25/1920 Get up Paul Biese's College Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79473 10-in. 10/22/1920 Oh my goodness! Columbia Saxophone Sextette Saxophone sextet composer  
Columbia 79490 10-in. 10/28/1920 On the high Alps Walter Biedermann ; George Stehl Violin duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 79502 10-in. 11/4/1920 Dear little street back home Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79526 10-in. 11/18/1920 My old Kentucky home Robert Hood Bowers ; Paul Kéfer ; George Stehl Instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81061 10-in. 5/31/1923 Twickenham ferry Florence Macbeth Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Columbia 81063 10-in. 6/1/1923 Pierrot Florence Macbeth Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Columbia 81064 10-in. 6/1/1923 Charlie is my darling Florence Macbeth Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra director  
(Results 26-50 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799

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