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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 151-175 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W141918 10-in. 4/6/1926 Just a cottage small Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141919 10-in. 4/6/1926 Chérie, I love you Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141950 10-in. 4/12/1926 Wiegenlied Maria Kurenko Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141951 10-in. 4/12/1926 Mariä Wiegenlied Maria Kurenko Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141956 10-in. 4/13/1926 The little black mustache Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142102 10-in. 4/23/1926 The lass with the delicate air Maria Kurenko Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142103 10-in. 4/23/1926 The last rose of summer Maria Kurenko Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142108 10-in. 4/28/1926 Hi-diddle-diddle Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142109 10-in. 4/28/1926 I'd climb the highest mountain if I knew I'd find you Ponce Sisters Female vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142156 10-in. 5/6/1926 She's the daughter of Mother Machree William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142157 10-in. 5/6/1926 Dear old fashioned Irish songs my mother sang to me William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142169 10-in. 5/7/1926 Always you're near Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142211 10-in. 5/15/1926 Golden showers Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, celeste  
Columbia W142212 10-in. 5/15/1926 Hawaiian sunset Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet ; Harry J. Lincoln Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, celeste  
Columbia W142224 10-in. 5/19/1926 We will talk it o'er together bye-and-bye William McEwan Male vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142225 10-in. 5/19/1926 A song in the heart William McEwan Male vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142226 10-in. 5/19/1926 In the garden William McEwan Male vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142227 10-in. 5/20/1926 When they ring the golden bells William McEwan Male vocal solo, with organ, violin, and chimes instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142228 10-in. 5/20/1926 The old rugged cross William McEwan Male vocal solo, with organ and violin instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142229 10-in. 5/20/1926 I'm going through, Jesus William McEwan Male vocal solo, with organ and violin instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142237 10-in. 5/21/1926 Comin' thro' the rye Cyrena Van Gordon Contralto vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142238 10-in. 5/21/1926 Homing Cyrena Van Gordon Contralto vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142248 10-in. 5/25/1926 A brown bird singing Arthur Hackett Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142249 10-in. 5/25/1926 For you alone Arthur Hackett Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142374 10-in. 7/8/1926 Onward, Christian soldiers Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
(Results 151-175 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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