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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 201-225 of 325 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142812 10-in. 10/13/1926 Silent night, holy night Columbia Mixed Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with violin, organ, and chimes instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W142813 10-in. 10/13/1926 The Holy City Columbia Mixed Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with violin, organ, and chimes instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W143288 10-in. 1/11/1927 Satisfied there Doris Doe ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W143289 10-in. 1/11/1927 The unclouded day Doris Doe ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with violin and organ instrumentalist, organ  
Columbia W143614 10-in. 3/10/1927 One alone Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144028 10-in. 4/14/1927 Beloved, it is morn Arthur Hackett Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144172 10-in. 5/19/1927 The Mississippi flood song Arthur Baker ; George Wilson Male vocal duet, with piano and organ instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144178 10-in. 5/19/1927 Close the shutters, Willie's dead Arthur Baker ; George Wilson Male vocal duet, with piano and organ instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144198 10-in. 5/23/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144434 10-in. 7/7/1927 Silver moon Jack Major Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144435 10-in. 7/7/1927 My Kentucky Mountain sweetheart Jack Major Male vocal solo and yodeling, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144436 10-in. 7/7/1927 Indian dawn Jack Major Male vocal solo and whistling, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144439 10-in. 7/7/1927 At dawning (I love you) Jack Major Male vocal solo and whistling, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144440 10-in. 7/7/1927 (Oh, the whippoorwill sings in the sycamore) Just the same Jack Major Male vocal solo and whistling, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144467 10-in. 7/18/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144583 10-in. 8/29/1927 Bonnie sweet Bessie (The maid o' Dundee) Belle Forbes Cutter Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144639 10-in. 9/7/1927 Idilio Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra director  
Columbia W144640 10-in. 9/9/1927 Spring song Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra director  
Columbia W144656 10-in. 9/10/1927 It came upon the midnight clear American Singers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Columbia W144657 10-in. 9/10/1927 The first Nowell American Singers Male vocal quartet, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Columbia W144673 10-in. 9/14/1927 Intermezzo Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra director  
Columbia W144674 10-in. 9/14/1927 Barcarolle Robert Hood Bowers ; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Orchestra director  
Columbia W144840 10-in. 10/10/1927 Together, we two Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144841 10-in. 10/10/1927 Yesterday Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with alto saxophone and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W144848 10-in. 10/11/1927 Mister aeroplane man (Take me up to heaven) Jane Gray Female vocal solo, with clarinet and piano instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 201-225 of 325 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bowers, Robert Hood," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

Bowers, Robert Hood. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106799.

"Bowers, Robert Hood." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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

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