George W. Johnson
George Washington Johnson (c. October 1846 – January 23, 1914) was a singer and pioneer sound recording artist, the first African-American recording star of the phonograph.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1846 (Virginia), Died January 23rd, 1914 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1920
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist, composer, speaker, whistling
Recordings (Results 51-53 of 53 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Zonophone||[Zo cat C 5852]||9-in.||Before Apr. 1904||The whistling girl||George W. Johnson||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist|
|Leeds & Catlin||6714||10-in.||late 1905-early 1906||Whistling song||George W. Johnson||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist|
|Leeds & Catlin||[L & C cat 44702]||10-in.||late 1905-early 1906||The whistling girl||George W. Johnson||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist|
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