George Cooper

George Cooper (May 14, 1840, New York City – September 26, 1927, New York City) was an American poet remembered chiefly for his song lyrics, many set to music by Stephen Foster.

He translated the lyrics of German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, and French musical works into singable English.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1838 (United States of America), Died 1927

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 583 7-in. 5/3/1898 O Genevieve Jesse Bartlett Davis Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]79 7-in. 6/9/1900 Deep, down deep George Broderick Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-2648 10-in. 6/19/1905 Waiting, love, for thee Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8402 10-in. 11/24/1909 Sweet Genevieve Haydn Quartet ; John Barnes Wells Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-10206 12-in. 4/19/1911 Beautiful isle of the sea Frank Coombs Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BB-10206 10-in. 5/3/1911 Beautiful isle of the sea Frank Coombs Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11114 10-in. 10/18/1911 What robin told Jennie Kerr Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-11154 10-in. 11/1/1911 What Robin told Jennie Kerr Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-12759 10-in. 1/2/1913 Sweet Genevieve John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15821 10-in. 3/22/1915 The leaves and the wind Elisabeth Böhm van Endert Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-16473 10-in. 9/13/1915 Sweet Genevieve Imperial Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
Victor B-17145 10-in. 2/11/1916 Norah Acushla Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-17186 12-in. 2/17/1916 The mother's prayer Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with cello and and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-28489 10-in. 10/16/1925 Star of the East Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ lyricist  
Victor B-28489 10-in. 9/20/1923 Star of the East Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31647 10-in. 1/9/1925 Sweet Genevieve Henry Burr ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-31647 10-in. 6/23/1926 Sweet Genevieve Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-067619 10-in. 8/7/1941 Sweet Genevieve Eton Boys Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor BS-067644 10-in. 8/14/1941 Star of the East Emile Coté ; Victor Chapel Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with female-male duet and organ lyricist  
Columbia 4214 10-in. ca. 1909 Sweet Genevieve Merle Tillotson Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19156 10-in. 12/8/1910 Chiming bells of long ago Brunswick Quartette ; Frank Coombs Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with cello and piano lyricist  
Columbia 19431 10-in. 6/22/1911 Chiming bells of long ago Frank Coombs Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19560 10-in. 9/11/1911 Star of the East Roma Devonne [i.e., Roma Devonne Hempstead] Female vocal solo and mixed quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 46668 10-in. 3/29/1916 Sweet Genevieve Jean Cooper Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77763 10-in. 4/10/1918 Sweet Genevieve Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooper, George," accessed March 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108017.

Cooper, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108017.

"Cooper, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 March 2021.

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