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Wm. J. Scanlan

William J. Scanlan (February 14, 1856 – February 18, 1898) was a composer and actor of musical theater.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 14th, 1856, Died February 18th, 1898

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 927 7-in. 5/19/1896 Swing song Artists vary Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 937 7-in. 10/13/1896 Molly O George J. Gaskin Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Berliner 3423 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 Molly O Henry Higgins Cornet solo composer  
Victor B-15996 10-in. 5/4/1915 Molly O! Reed Miller Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor C-17213 12-in. 2/25/1916 Songs of the past, no. 9 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28514 10-in. 8/29/1923 Irish melodies The Troubadours Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-37672 10-in. 2/9/1927 Oh, sweet are flowers that bloom in dear Kerry Emmett O'Toole Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1917-08-06-02] Not documented 8/6/1917 Molly 'O' Lawrence Larke Boy soprano vocal solo, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 38659 10-in. 2/26/1913 Molly O Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 77672 10-in. 2/9/1918 Molly O! J. Malachy White Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 49313 12-in. ca. Jan.-Feb. 1918 Medley of old waltz songs Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia W141991 10-in. 4/21/1926 Molly O! William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh W402077 10-in. 8/7/1928 Peek-a-boo waltz Pomar's Old Time Waltz Band Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick 5196-5197[a] 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Molly O Crescent Male Trio ; James Sheridan Male vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scanlan, Wm. J.," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108343.

Scanlan, Wm. J.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108343.

"Scanlan, Wm. J.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108343

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