Lewis Edson (22 January 1748 – 1820 in Woodstock, New York) was one of the first American composers. He began working as blacksmith, but soon after became a singing master and was a notable singer in his day. His most popular compositions were Bridgewater, Lenox and Green Field and were published in 1782 in the "Choristers Companion"
Birth and Death Data: Born January 22nd, 1748, Died January 1st, 1820
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-15186||10-in.||9/15/1914||Mear||Lyric Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, with organ||composer|
|OKeh||W402051||10-in.||8/3/1928||Lenox||Charles Butts Sacred Harp Singers||Vocal ensemble, with piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Edson, Lewis," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107276.
Edson, Lewis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107276.
"Edson, Lewis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.
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