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 1838 (New York City), Died 1927

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 56 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 78475 10-in. 6/10/1919 The star of the East Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Barbara Maurel Mezzo-soprano vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 79254 10-in. 6/8/1920 Star of the East Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Dolly, Vernon Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80316 10-in. 4/22/1922 Chiming bells of long ago Lucy Gates Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal quartet, woodwind ensemble, and celeste lyricist  
Columbia 30927 12-in. 12/26/1911 Sweet Genevieve Alice Nielsen Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W146453 10-in. 6/18/1928 Sweet Genevieve The Lions Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
Columbia 74277 12-in. 3/23/1921 Genevieve Clara Butt Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-7403 10-in. Apr. 1920 Norah Acushlah! Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 4648 10-in. approximately Nov. 1920 Sweet Genevieve Charles Harrison ; John Young Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 9986-9988 10-in. 2/26/1923 Star of the East John Barclay Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E28797 10-in. 12/6/1928 Sweet Genevieve Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E35571 10-in. 12/18/1930 While the days are going by Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with violin, steel guitar, and organ lyricist  
Brunswick E35572 10-in. 12/18/1930 While the days are going by Al and Joe Blackburn Male vocal duet, with violin, steel guitar, and piano lyricist  
Brunswick E5190-E5192 10-in. 5/25/1927 Sweet Genevieve Blue Ribbon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Edison 985 10-in. 4/10/1912 Sweet Genevieve Vernon Archibald Baritone vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2186 10-in. 3/18/1913 I dream that I dwelt in marble halls Marie Narelle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2294 10-in. 5/16/1913 Chiming bells of long ago Marie Narelle Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2491 10-in. 10/14/1913 Sweet Genevieve Vernon Archibald Baritone vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2615 10-in. 12/8/1913 Beautiful isle of the sea Charlotte Kirwan Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2792 10-in. Jan.-Feb. 1914 Beautiful isle of the sea Vernon Archibald ; Helen Clark Vocal duet (contralto and baritone), with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 3133 10-in. 6/2/1914 I dream that I dwelt in marble halls Marie Narelle Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 4880 10-in. 7/17/1916 Sweet Genevieve Ida Gardner Contralto vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5885 10-in. 11/16/1917 The pilot brave Wilfred Glenn ; Charles Hart Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5981 10-in. 1/24/1918 Sweet Genevieve Ralph Errolle Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 6445 10-in. between 11/1/1918 and 11/4/1918 Thine eyes so blue and tender Homestead Trio Female vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 6835 10-in. 6/17/1919 My heart is with the loving ones at home James Goddard Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 26-50 of 56 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooper, George," accessed April 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108017.

Cooper, George. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108017.

"Cooper, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 April 2024.

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