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Harry Dacre

Harry Dacre was the pen-name of Frank Dean (1857–16 July 1922), a British songwriter best known for his composition "Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two)".

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1860 (Isle of Man), Died January 1st, 1922

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 1793 7-in. July 1897-Mar. 1898 I can’t think of nothing else but you Steve Porter Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 1830 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 As your hair grows whiter J. J. Fisher Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 01016 7-in. Feb. 1900 As your hair grows whiter J. J. Fisher Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor C-16098 12-in. 6/17/1915 Songs of the past, no. 1 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor CVE-16098 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 1 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor C-17476 12-in. 4/11/1916 Songs of the past, no. 12 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-066179 10-in. 7/2/1941 On a bicycle built for two (Daisy Bell) Dinah Shore ; Paul Wetstein Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 688 7-in. ca. 1902 As your hair grows whiter Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 688 10-in. ca. 1902 As your hair grows whiter Artists vary Male vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 77881 10-in. 6/12/1918 Songs of your childhood days Signor Hurdi-Gurdi "Street" (barrel) piano, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80718 10-in. 12/13/1922 Medley of "old timers" Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 49313 12-in. ca. Jan.-Feb. 1918 Medley of old waltz songs Prince's Band Band composer  
Brunswick E27805 10-in. 6/30/1928 Medley of old timers Organist (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Organ solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dacre, Harry," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107909.

Dacre, Harry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107909.

"Dacre, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107909

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