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 51-56 of 56 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 6845 10-in. 6/24/1919 My heart is with the loving ones at home Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7024 10-in. 11/19/1919 Voice of the mountain land Mario Laurenti Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7106 10-in. 1/9/1920 Voice of the mountain land Arthur Middleton Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7168 10-in. 2/18/1920 The pilot brave Fred East ; Charles Hart Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 11265 10-in. 10/26/1926 Star of the East Calvary Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with piano lyricist  
Edison N-356 10-in. 8/17/1928 Melodies of long ago no. 2 Hank Simmon's Show Boat Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
(Results 51-56 of 56 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooper, George," accessed April 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108017.

Cooper, George. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108017.

"Cooper, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108017

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