D. B. Towner

Daniel Brink Towner (March 5, 1850 – October 3, 1919) was a composer who held a Doctorate of music, and used his abilities to develop the music to several Christian hymns which are still popular today.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 5th, 1850, Died October 3rd, 1919 (Longwood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3089 10-in. 2/7/1906 The new 'Glory' song Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9717 10-in. 12/16/1910 Full surrender Trinity Choir Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11675 10-in. 3/6/1912 Some day I shall know Earl Cartwright Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-18700 12-in. 11/6/1916 Gospel songs no. 4 Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33165 10-in. 8/12/1925 Trust and obey Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45935 10-in. 6/20/1928 Grace greater than our sins Moody Bible Institute Trio Male vocal trio, with piano composer  
Victor PBVE-160 10-in. 4/16/1926 Ej silver, ej guld Joseph Lycell Male vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor [Trial 1913-09-04-01] Not documented 9/4/1913 Nor silver nor gold B. P. Stout Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 39481 10-in. 7/8/1914 Glorious things of Thee are spoken Chautauqua Preachers’ Quartette Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Columbia 46801 10-in. 5/25/1916 Come, spirit, come Chautauqua Preachers’ Quartette Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Columbia 77207 10-in. 7/12/1917 My anchor holds William McEwan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 8626 10-in. Mar. 1924 Redeeming love Mrs. R. L. Forster ; J. Douglas Swagerty ; Mrs. J. Douglas Swagerty Female-male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Edison 7620 10-in. 11/5/1920 The old fireside Thomas Chalmers Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 19155 10-in. 4/12/1929 The sunset gate Arthur Billings Hunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-854 10-in. 4/12/1929 The sunset gate Arthur Billings Hunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Towner, D. B.," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107380.

Towner, D. B.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107380.

"Towner, D. B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107380

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