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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 101-125 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W140954 10-in. 9/17/1925 The midnight waltz Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140955 10-in. 9/17/1925 Drifting 'neath the silver moon Alec Sander Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W140956 10-in. 9/17/1925 Serenade Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141181 10-in. 10/23/1925 Let us waltz as we say goodbye Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141182 10-in. 10/23/1925 Don't wait too long Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141232 10-in. 11/2/1925 What could be sweeter than you Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141233 10-in. 11/2/1925 I care for her and she cares for me Ponce Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141236 10-in. 11/2/1925 That certain party Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141250 10-in. 11/6/1925 The snowy breasted pearl Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141251 10-in. 11/6/1925 I'm sitting by the stile, Mary Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141264 10-in. 11/12/1925 Yeedle-deedle-Lena Al Bernard ; Frank Kamplain Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141271 10-in. 11/17/1925 A cup of coffee, a sandwich and you Jack Buchanan ; Gertrude Lawrence Female-male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141272 10-in. 11/17/1925 Poor little rich girl Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141273 10-in. 11/17/1925 Russian blues Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141274 10-in. 11/17/1925 Carrie Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141295 10-in. 11/20/1925 Gigolette Jack Buchanan Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141300 10-in. 11/23/1925 Susannah's squeaking shoes Beatrice Lillie Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141326 10-in. 11/30/1925 Ballet égyptien Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Concert Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia W141327 10-in. 11/30/1925 Ballet égyptien Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Concert Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia W141328 10-in. 12/1/1925 I need Jesus Homer A. Rodeheaver Male vocal solo, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W141329 10-in. 12/1/1925 No disappointment in heaven Doris Doe ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W141330 10-in. 12/1/1925 Take up thy cross Doris Doe ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W141331 10-in. 12/1/1925 Have you counted the cost? Doris Doe ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W141335 10-in. 12/1/1925 Love led him to Calvary Doris Doe ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W141336 10-in. 12/1/1925 In the dawn of eternal day Doris Doe ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
(Results 101-125 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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