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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 176-200 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142474 10-in. 7/28/1926 Who wouldn't Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142475 10-in. 7/28/1926 I'd leave ten men like yours to love one man like mine Dorothea Ponce ; Ethel Ponce Female vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142480 10-in. 7/30/1926 Hark! The herald angels sing Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ and chimes instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142481 10-in. 7/30/1926 Oh, come all ye faithful Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ and chimes instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142485 10-in. 7/31/1926 Carry me back to old Virginny Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with cello instrumentalist, celeste  
Columbia W142486 10-in. 7/31/1926 Beautiful Isle of Somewhere Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142580 10-in. 8/27/1926 There's a new star in heaven tonight—Rudolph Valentino Angelina Marco Female vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142581 10-in. 8/27/1926 I'm leaving you Angelina Marco Female vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142586 10-in. 9/2/1926 Susan Jane Gold Dust Twins Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142587 10-in. 9/2/1926 Stop that knocking at the door Gold Dust Twins Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142592 10-in. 9/9/1926 Shepherd's love Cyrena Van Gordon Contralto vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142606 10-in. 9/13/1926 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Elsa Alsen Soprano vocal solo, with violin, organ, and chimes instrumentalist, chimes  
Columbia W142607 10-in. 9/13/1926 O du Frohliche Elsa Alsen Soprano vocal solo, with violin, organ, and chimes instrumentalist, chimes  
Columbia W142610 10-in. 9/14/1926 If your heart keeps right Homer A. Rodeheaver Male vocal solo, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142611 10-in. 9/14/1926 Brighten the corner where you are Homer A. Rodeheaver Male vocal solo, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142612 10-in. 9/14/1926 Sweeter as the years go by Homer A. Rodeheaver Male vocal solo, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142613 10-in. 9/14/1926 At the end of the way Homer A. Rodeheaver Male vocal solo, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142618 10-in. 9/14/1926 Brother Pollasses' sermon on the letter F Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142681 10-in. 9/23/1926 I never knew what the moonlight could do Lassie McCormick Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142682 10-in. 9/23/1926 Who could be more wonderful than you? Lassie McCormick Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142685 10-in. 9/24/1926 A perfect day George Hamilton Green Vibraphone solo, with violin, cello, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142686 10-in. 9/24/1926 Whispering hope George Hamilton Green Vibraphone solo, with violin, cello, and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142734 10-in. 10/6/1926 Silent night, holy night Howard Kopp Chimes solo, with brass quartet and organ instrumentalist, organ, arranger  
Columbia W142735 10-in. 10/6/1926 Adeste fideles Howard Kopp Chimes solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ, arranger  
Columbia W142750 10-in. 10/7/1926 That tumbledown shack in Athlone William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with piano and violin instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 176-200 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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