Daniel E. Kelley
Daniel E. Kelley (Rhode Island, February 1843 – Iowa, 1905) was a musician and entertainer, who after moving to Kansas in 1872, wrote the music for "Home on the Range", which became the state song. Kelley played violin with his brothers-in-law in the Harlan Brothers Band, but was primarily a carpenter by trade. He married Mary E. Harlan in Kansas and they had four children. He moved to Iowa in 1889 and committed suicide there in 1905. He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Waterloo, Iowa.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1843, Died 1905
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1932
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-42213||10-in.||4/24/1928||Home on the range||Jules Verne Allen||Male vocal solo, with guitar (self-accompaniment)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-55252||10-in.||7/15/1929||Bury me out on the prairie||Rodeo Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Victor||BRC-69655||10-in.||5/26/1931||Home on the range||John Charles Thomas||Baritone vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Columbia||W365074||10-in.||3/17/1932||Home on the range||Frank Luther ; Carson Robison||Male vocal duet, with "novelty accompaniment"||composer|
|Brunswick||E22231-E22232||10-in.||4/2/1927||A home on the range||Vernon Dalhart||Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kelley, Daniel E.," accessed September 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108360.
Kelley, Daniel E.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108360.
"Kelley, Daniel E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 September 2021.
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