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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 51-75 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81065 10-in. 6/4/1923 Lazy song Florence Macbeth Soprano vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra director  
Columbia 81239 10-in. 9/26/1923 You didn't care when you broke my heart Charles Hart ; Lewis James Male vocal duet, with orchestra director  
Columbia 81420 10-in. 12/17/1923 Moonlight Carmela Ponselle Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Columbia 81557 10-in. 2/14/1924 Brother Low Down's prayer Anna Hooten ; Eugene Hooten Sermon, with dialogue and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia 81558 10-in. 2/14/1924 Brother Low Down's sermon Anna Hooten ; Eugene Hooten Sermon, with dialogue and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia 81988 10-in. 9/9/1924 Like silver lamps Columbia Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Columbia 81989 10-in. 9/9/1924 There came three kings Columbia Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Columbia 140141 10-in. 11/17/1924 You're just a flower from an old bouquet Lewis James Male vocal solo, with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140144 10-in. 11/17/1924 At the end of the sunset trail Lewis James ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with instrumental quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140151 10-in. 11/26/1924 Ukulele Lou Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140152 10-in. 11/29/1924 Insufficient sweetie Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140183 10-in. 12/16/1924 Honolulu honeymoon Lewis James ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 140228 10-in. 1/7/1925 Oh Mabel! Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140229 10-in. 1/7/1925 Sweet onion time Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140370 10-in. 1/29/1925 Montmartre Rose Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140371 10-in. 1/29/1925 On my ukulele Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140384 10-in. 2/20/1925 Today Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 140385 10-in. 2/20/1925 Just some roses Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49143 12-in. 2/28/1917 The angel's serenade Lucy Gates ; Frank Gittelson Soprano vocal solo, with violin obbligato and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98148 12-in. 4/29/1924 The shooting of Dan McGraw Barbara Lemarr Recitation, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140452 10-in. 3/19/1925 That little old sweetheart of mine Lewis James Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140453 10-in. 3/20/1925 Because they all love you Lewis James Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140454 10-in. 3/20/1925 Oh, how I miss you tonight Lewis James Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140479 10-in. 3/31/1925 At parting Barbara Maurel Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140480 10-in. 3/31/1925 Vale Barbara Maurel Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 51-75 of 325 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bowers, Robert Hood," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

Bowers, Robert Hood. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

"Bowers, Robert Hood." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799

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