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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 76-100 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W140559 10-in. 4/27/1925 Aloma Columbians Jazz/dance band, with steel guitar composer  
Columbia W140577 10-in. 5/2/1925 Shamrock leaves William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140578 10-in. 5/2/1925 A window in old Athlone William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140587 10-in. 5/5/1925 O love that wilt not let me go Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140588 10-in. 5/5/1925 I need Thee every hour Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140592 10-in. 5/8/1925 The breath of an Irish smile William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W140635 10-in. 5/29/1925 Drink to me only with thine eyes Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140636 10-in. 5/29/1925 Christmas song Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140637 10-in. 5/29/1925 The old refrain Barbara Maurel Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140638 10-in. 5/29/1925 The day when my dreams come true Barbara Maurel Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140782 10-in. 7/25/1925 My sugar Chester Gaylord Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140794 10-in. 7/29/1925 Aloma Columbians Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W140821 10-in. 8/7/1925 Lead, kindly Light Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140837 10-in. 8/11/1925 Holy, holy, holy The Cathedral Quartet Male vocal quartet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140838 10-in. 8/11/1925 Abide with me The Cathedral Quartet Male vocal quartet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140839 10-in. 8/11/1925 Safe in the arms of Jesus Franklyn Baur ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140881 10-in. 8/31/1925 Golden days Alec Sander Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140882 10-in. 8/31/1925 You forgot to remember Alec Sander Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140883 10-in. 8/31/1925 You forgot to remember Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140884 10-in. 8/31/1925 Golden days Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140937 10-in. 9/14/1925 Old Uncle Bill Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140938 10-in. 9/14/1925 They're always in the way Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140949 10-in. 9/17/1925 Almost persuaded Anthony and Harrison Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140950 10-in. 9/17/1925 Softly and tenderly Anthony and Harrison Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W140953 10-in. 9/17/1925 In Shadowland Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-100 of 325 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bowers, Robert Hood," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

Bowers, Robert Hood. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

"Bowers, Robert Hood." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

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

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